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Inhale Exhale

Inhale Exhale

| 27 min

This short documentary filmed at Saint Boniface General Hospital, in Manitoba, focuses on the work of 2 women: Gisèle Fontaine, who helps women in childbirth; and Louise Saurette, who attends the dying. Birth and death, moments of transition that involve a transformative journey, have much in common. The midwife and the chaplain offer themselves as guides on the painful and essential path of letting go.

This documentary short was produced as part of the Tremplin program, which enables young Francophone filmmakers to make a first production in a professional context.

  • participant
    Gisèle Fontaine
    Louise Saurette
    Doreen Wright
    Collette Luik
    Mark Luik
    Phélan Luik
    Gerry Ward
    Ronald Chartrand
    Douglas R. Kellough
    Esther A. Durksen
    Kendra Klassen
    Agathe Bisson
    Breanne Drury
    Colleen Johnson
    Jodi Andersson
    Rhonda Manaigre
    Anna Fedorowicz
  • director
    Danielle Sturk
  • researcher
    Danielle Sturk
  • writer
    Danielle Sturk
  • story consultant
    Georgette Duchaine
  • production manager
    Daniel Lavoie
  • director of photography
    Claude Savard
  • sound
    Norman Dugas
    Jay Garuk
  • lighting
    John Holowka
  • lighting technician
    Bruce Claydon
  • still photographer
    Thomas Fricke
    John Holowka
  • editor
    Petra Valier
  • assistant editor
    Sandi Mullins
  • sound design
    Daniel Toussaint
  • sound editing
    Daniel Toussaint
  • subtitles
    Robert Gray
  • original music
    Gérald Laroche
  • musician - multi-vocalist
    Gérald Laroche
  • online editing
    Yannick Carrier
  • re-recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • marketing manager
    Julie Arseneault
  • marketing manager - assistance
    Karine Sévigny
  • administrator
    Alexandrine Torres de Figueiredo
  • administrative assistant
    Vanessa Emam
  • technical coordinator
    Micheline Faubert
    Annie Lessard
  • producer
    Anne-Marie Rocher
  • executive producer
    Jacques Turgeon


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