Where I'm From

Where I'm From

                                Where I'm From
| 1 h 18 min
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This feature documentary represents a quest that is both personal and universal. Director Claude Demers (Barbers: A Men’s Story, Ladies in Blue) revisits the working-class neighbourhood of Verdun where he grew up and asks questions about the mysteries of his origins and his formative years, which were marked by abandonment. Bastien and Cédric, two young boys who are discovering the world around them, serve as the narrator’s alter egos. Between past and present, birth and death, Where I'm From traces the course of one man's redemption. The film marries realism with lyricism and a vibrant soundtrack that celebrates life.

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  • participation
    Cédric Joyal
    Bastien-Xavier Landry-Miron
    Janie-Luc Beauchamp-Francoeur
    Gaby Bruno
    Karl Fontaine
    Esther Hageman
    Hopeton Morris
    Benoit Poirier
    Serge Poirier
    Pavel Pugachev
  • writer
    Claude Demers
  • director
    Claude Demers
  • director of photography
    Jean-Pierre St-Louis
    Nicolas Canniccioni
  • editing
    Alexandre Leblanc
  • sound recording
    Sylvain Vary
  • sound editing
    Claude Beaugrand
  • research
    Claude Demers
  • narration
    Claude Demers
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • original music
    Alexandre Corbeil
    Gabriel Dharmoo
  • music recording
    Jean-François Blouin
  • producer
    Colette Loumède

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