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2012 22 min
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This short documentary recounts the story of a man in search of a lost paradise. At times his life seems thankless, unmanageable and repetitive, even a cause for shame. Because of his debts, Richard has given up on some of his dreams, and he thinks back. He was four when his parents left their mobile home and fell on hard times. But he was still a carefree little boy, and that is the age and stage he would like to rediscover. Returning to Acadia, he sets out to track down the family’s trailer. By comparing his memories with those of …

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This short documentary recounts the story of a man in search of a lost paradise. At times his life seems thankless, unmanageable and repetitive, even a cause for shame. Because of his debts, Richard has given up on some of his dreams, and he thinks back. He was four when his parents left their mobile home and fell on hard times. But he was still a carefree little boy, and that is the age and stage he would like to rediscover. Returning to Acadia, he sets out to track down the family’s trailer. By comparing his memories with those of his siblings, he tries to regain his strength and learn to live again. Or perhaps his goal is to break his streak of bad luck.

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. In French with English subtitles.

This documentary was made as part of the Tremplin program, with the collaboration of Radio-Canada.
  • participation
    Alonzo Gautreau
    Anne Arseneau
    Bernice LeBlanc
    Léonard LeBlanc
    Daniel Bastarache
    Dora Boudreau
    Ola Boudreau
    Keith LeBlanc
    Monette LeBlanc
    Gérald LeBlanc
    Richard LeBlanc
    Simonne Daigle
  • direction
    Richard LeBlanc
  • script
    Richard LeBlanc
  • research
    Richard LeBlanc
  • script consultant
    Carole Laganière
  • production manager
    Doris Lapierre
  • director of photography
    François Vincelette
  • additional camera
    Karen McDermott
  • sound recordist
    Georges Hannan
  • camera assistant
    Martin Landry
  • stills photographer
    Doris Lapierre
  • set design
    Bernice Butler
  • assistant editor
    Christopher Logan
  • editor
    Alex Loukos
  • sound editor
    Daniel Toussaint
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • original music
    Philippe Lapointe
  • musician
    Philippe Lapointe
    Charles Cozens
  • narration translator
    Richard LeBlanc
  • set director
    Martin-David Peters
  • narrator
    Richard LeBlanc
  • online editor
    Yannick Carrier
    Denis Gathelier
  • mixing
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • marketing manager
    Julie Arseneault
  • marketing assistant
    Candice Desormeaux
  • administrator
    Alexandrine Torres de Figueiredo
  • administrative assistant
    Ai Rei Dooh-Tousignant
    Vanessa Emam
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Claveau
    France Couture
  • producer
    Anne-Marie Rocher
  • executive producer
    Jacques Turgeon

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