THE END OF WONDERLAND

85 min, documentary, Canada, 2021
Directed byLaurence Turcotte-Fraser
Produced byArtémis Films - Katerine Lefrançois
LanguageEnglish
Short descriptionTara Emory, veteran sex-industry artist, confronts a family history of hoarding through art as she faces eviction from her studio Wonderland.

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Cinéma du Musée, Montreal

Theatrical release

Friday 19 November, 2021

Film details

Synopsis

The End of Wonderland is a feature documentary on Tara Emory, a veteran artist who works on her own terms in the sex industry. Facing a changing world and eviction from her packed studio, Wonderland, Tara must confront her family history of hoarding, her art, and herself.

 

Credits

Script : Laurence Turcotte-Fraser

Cinematography : Andréanne Chartrand-Beaudry and Laurence Turcotte-Fraser

Editing : Karim Haroun et Milène Ortenberg

Sound design : Francis Gauthier

Sound mix : Bruno Bélanger

Music : Christian Zuliani

Sound : Laurent Bédard

 

Direction

Laurence Turcotte-Fraser

Laurence Turcotte-Fraser is a filmmaker and cinematographer based in Montreal, Canada. Multifaceted artist, her aim is to bring humanity and justice to the forefront of her work. Her previous projects include cinematography on fiction films including Les Jaunes (2012), Drum de Marde (2014), L’Étrange Province (2015) et Blast Beat (2018) and directing of short films Le temps d’ériger un clocher(2012), Marée(2017) and Domino(2017). The End of Wonderland is her first directorial feature film. This documentary, which was completed over seven years, gives space to a voice often unheard, that of trans sex workers. A strong believer that universal truth can be found in individual stories, Laurence hopes that the world is ready to open its heart to new voices and their stories.

 

Filmography

THE END OF WONDERLAND, 2021, 85 min, documentary

UN AUTRE JOUR, 2018, 9 min, drama

DOMINO, 2017, 5 min, drama

MARÉE, 2017, 11 min, drama

L’ÂME COINCÉE ENTRE DEUX MORCEAUX DE TÔLE, 2013, 18 min, documentary

LE TEMPS D’ÉRIGER UN CLOCHER, 2012, 18 min, documentary

Screenings archive

Cinéma du Musée
Friday 19 November, 2021 Montreal