KUESSIPAN (WORKING TITLE)

KUESSIPAN (TITRE DE TRAVAIL)

By Myriam VERREAULT

MAX FILMS MEDIA INC. - as PROD

Drama - Post-Production 2018

Freely inspired by the debut novel of a young Innu woman, KUESSIPAN is a hyperrealist drama that offers us a rare entry into the universe of a Native reserve in present-day Québec.

    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • FRENCH-CANADIAN, Other
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Myriam VERREAULT
    • Writer(s)
    • Myriam VERREAULT, Naomi FONTAINE
    • Producer(s)
    • Félize FRAPPIER (Max Films Media)
    • Synopsis
    • Two girls grow up as best friends in an Innu community. While Mikuan has a loving family, Shaniss is picking up the pieces of her shattered childhood. As they’re about to turn 17, their friendship is shaken when Mikuan falls for a white boy, and starts dreaming of leaving the reserve that’s now too small for her dreams.
    • Partners & financing
    • Sodec, Téléfilm Canada, Fonds Harold Greenberg, CKAU, Anne-Marie Chagnon
    • Production schedule
    • Automn 2017 - Spring 2018
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Nov 13, 2017
    • End of shooting
    • May 25, 2018
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