THEY THINK I’M CHINESE ! – SPIRA

52 min, documentary, Canada, 2011
Directed byNicole Giguère
Produced byProductions VF - Isabelle de Blois
LanguageFrench

Film details

Synopsis

 

Thousands of girls who were in the first wave of Chinese children to be adopted in Québec in the 1990s have reached adolescence. The filmmaker focused her lens on five of them and accompanied them throughout their emotionally charged transition to adulthood. In their quest for identity, how do these young Quebecers experience their difference? An intimate and touching journey into the world of Alice, Lea, Julia, Anne and Flavie.

 

Credits

 

Director and screenplay : Nicole Giguère
Cinematographer : Isabelle de Blois, Zhi-Min Hu, Nicole Giguère, Alain Dupras, Pascal Gélinas
Sound : Stéphane Barsalou, Emory Murchison

Music : André Courcy, Jenny Salgado

Editor : Johane Fréchette
Animation : Josiane Lapointe

Text and narrator : Nicole Giguère avec l’aide de Nicole Campeau et Pascal Gélinas
Sound mix : Roger Guérin, CAS, MPSE, Premium Sound

 

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

Director

Nicole Giguère

Biography to come.