Quiet Forces

Quiet Forces

| 15 min

In this non-narrative short, director Sophie Dupuis documents the daily lives of sailors aboard the frigate HMCS Ottawa on a mission in the Pacific Ocean, somewhere between the coasts of British Columbia and California. Composed of a series of contrasting scenes, the film immerses us in a maelstrom of sound and images, revealing the unique facets of a widely unknown world.

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Quiet Forces, Sophie Dupuis, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • participation
    Members of HMCS Ottawa
  • director
    Sophie Dupuis
  • producer
    Johanne Bergeron
  • cinematographer
    Alexandre Lampron
  • location sound
    Sophie Dupuis
  • editor
    Sophie B. Sylvestre
  • digital editing technician
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
    Pierre Dupont
  • online editor
    Serge Verreault
  • titles
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • sound design
    Patrice LeBlanc
  • foley
    Alexis Farand
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • original music
    Simon Bellefleur
  • guitar
    Simon Bellefleur
  • flute
    Marie-Hélène Breault
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • translation
    Zoé Major
  • marketing manager
    Tammy Peddle
  • marketing assistant
    Michelle Rozon
    Jolène Lessard
  • program administrator
    Sia Koukoulas
  • production coordinator
    Hélène Regimbal
    Chinda Phommarinh
  • administrative assistant
    Larissa Christoforo
    Pascale Savoie-Brideau
  • technical coordinator
    Mira Mailhot
  • executive producer
    Colette Loumède