A Fortress

(Une forteresse)
Miryam Charles
Haïti, Canada


After the death of their adoptive daughter a couple goes to Haiti looking for her relatives. There, they meet with a DNA specialist who might have the power of resurrection.


  • Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK, 2018.
  • VIFF - Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada, 2018.
  • FNC - Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Montreal, Canada, 2018.
  • RVQC - Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma, Montreal, Canada, 2019.
  • Rencontres Paris / Berlin, France, 2019.
  • FilmFest Dresden, Germany, 2019.
  • Longue vue sur le court, Montreal, Canada, 2019.
  • Vienna International Short Film Festival, Austria, 2019.
  • Les Percéides - Festival International de cinéma et d'art de Percé, Canada, 2019.
A Fortress

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Director: Miryam Charles

Script: Miryam Charles

Cast: Eve Duranceau, Annie Darisse, Florence Blain M'Baye, Matthew Rankin, Maxime DeCotret, and Mariola Camillien

DOP: Miryam Charles

Sound design: Miryam Charles

Editing: Miryam Charles

Music: Miryam Charles

Production: Miryam Charles/Chimney Two

Original: French
Subtitles: English

16mm, 1:85, Stereo
DCP, Blu Ray, Pro Res

Miryam Charles
Miryam Charles

From Haitian descent, Miryam Charles is a director, producer and cinematographer living in Montreal. She has produced several short and feature films. She is also the director of several short films. Her films have been presented in various festivals in Quebec and internationally. She has just completed the direction of her first feature film This House. Her work explores themes related to exile and the legacies of colonization.

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