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DEAD END

DEAD END

(CUL DE SAC)
NY Premiere

Director: Vincent Egret

Canada, 2002, 10 min

Festival Year:2003

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Gaston Lepage, Dorothée Berryman, Mariloup Wolfe, Dominique Mercure-Cyr, Michel Mpambara

Crew:Producer: Marc S. Grenier - Screenwriter: Benoit Guichard - Editor: Sylvain Le Bel - Cinematographer: Yves Bélanger

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Synopsis

Can we hope to succeed our own deaths when our own lives have been ruined? "Cul de sac" is a story about a man who tries to end his life unsuccessfully. Unhappy father of a draining family, he has no control whatsoever over his life. Paul doesn't see any other way but to commit suicide. All the suicide attempts comically bump up against the demands of each family member. He also loses control of his own death. Wishing to free himself more firmly, he locks himself into dependance and a lack of power.

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