REGARDING GRAVITY

79 min., Documentary, Quebec, Canada, 2017
Directed byMatthieu Brouillard
Produced byMatthieu Brouillard
LanguageFrench
Short description

Friends Christian, 63, and Bruce, 71, each have their burden to bear: Christian suffers from a genetic condition that severely impairs his vision and makes his skin hypersensitive to sunlight, while Bruce is hard of hearing and bipolar. But both men share a dream: to fly, defy gravity, rise up against the limitations of their bodies.

Film details

Synopsis

 

Friends Christian, 63, and Bruce, 71, each have their burden to bear: Christian suffers from a genetic condition that severely impairs his vision and makes his skin hypersensitive to sunlight, while Bruce is hard of hearing and bipolar. But both men share a dream: to fly, defy gravity, rise up against the limitations of their bodies. As a very thorough and rational person, Christian has mastered the techniques of paragliding, and, after years of struggle, he has been given permission to fly on his own. He is now persuading the more erratic and turbulent Bruce to do the same and follow him all the way to Mont Blanc. An intimate and unsettling portrait of two non-conforming individuals, this documentary with Beckettian undertones takes us on a bracing journey into luminous celestial heights and the dark intricacies of the human psyche.

 

 

Credits

 

Director : Matthieu Brouillard
Screenplay : Matthieu Brouillard
Cinematography : Matthieu Brouillard
Editing : Michel Giroux
sound Recording : Matthieu Brouillard
Sound Mixing : Jean Paul Vialard (ONF)
Sound Design : Adrien Kessler
Score: Shawn Persinger
Production Design : Matthieu Brouillard

Réalisation : Matthieu Brouillard
Scénario : Matthieu Brouillard
Direction de la photographie : Matthieu Brouillard
Montage : Michel Giroux
Prise de son : Matthieu Brouillard
Mixage : Jean Paul Vialard (ONF)
Conception sonore : Adrien Kessler
Musique: Shawn Persinger
Production Design : Matthieu Brouillard

 

 

This film is part of the SPIRA COLLECTION. For more information about SPIRA, please go on https://www.spira.quebec/en/

Director

Matthieu Brouillard

English biography to come.