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DANSE MACABRE - still #1


East Coast Premiere

Director: Pedro Pires

Canada, 2009, 9 min

Festival Year:2009


Cast:AnneBruce Falconer

Crew:Producers: Catherine Chagnon; Pedro Pires - Screenwriter: Pedro Pires - Editor: Pedro Pires - Cinematographer: Pedro Pires - Concept: Robert Lepage - Original Idea: AnneBruce Falconer

Sales:Danny Lennon, Festival Sales Agent - Phi Group Inc., 356, rue Lemoyne suite 100 Montréal, Qc H2Y 1Y3 Canada - T: 514 844-7474 - F: 514 844-9503


For a period of time, while we believe it to be perfectly still, lifeless flesh responds, stirs and contorts in a final macabre ballet. Are these spasms merely erratic motions or do they echo the chaotic twists and turns of a past life?


About the director

Pedro Pires has most notably worked with Francois Girard in the films THE RED VIOLON, as well as THE SOUND OF THE CARCERI for which he won Emmy and Gemini awards for "Outstanding Visual Effects" and "Best Visual Effects". He also worked in close collaboration with Robert Lepage on the visual conception of POSSIBLE WORLDS.


Publicist Myriam Achard and Sales Agent Danny Lennon will be available for Q&A after the screenings.

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