Bengal Light

(Feu de bengale)
Olivier Godin


Antilles, 1994                                                                                                                 On the eve of the arrival of foreign military forces on the island where they grew up, members of a peaceful group kidnap a soldier in order to find information that could forever alter the political destiny of their country.


  • 19e Regard sur le court - Saguenay, Canada, 2015
  • 33e Rendez-Vous du cinéma Québécois - Montréal, Canada, 2015
  • 43e Festival du nouveau cinéma - Montréal, Canada, 2014
  • 32nd Vancouver International Film Festival - Vancouver, Canada, 2014
  • 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland, 2014 (International Premiere)
Bengal Light

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Director: Olivier Godin

Script: Miryam Charles
Cast: Rose-Maïté Erkoreka, Eve Duranceau, Annie Darisse, Linsday Noël, Edigh Charles and Kerlando Morette
DOP: Miryam Charles
Sound design: Guillaume Guerette, Bernard Gariepy-Strobl
Editing: Olivier Godin
Art direction: Maxime Brouillet
Costumes: Maxime Brouillet
Original music: Philippe Battikha
Production: Chimney Two
Executive producers: Dominique Noujeim and Jean-Martin Brault
Producers: Miryam Charles, Michael Yaroshevsky


  • Original: French
  • Subtitles: English


  • DCP, 1:85, 2K, mono
  • .mov digital file, H264
Olivier Godin
Olivier Godin

Olivier Godin studied cinema at Ahuntsic College, then at Concordia University. His short films La Boutique de Forge (2012) and Bengal Fire (2014) each won the award for best Canadian short film at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma. In 2013, she received the CALQ Prize for Full Love, elected best work of art and experimentation. In 2014, a first retrospective of his work was presented at the Cinémathèque Québécoise, the same year that Nouvelles, Nouvelles, his highly acclaimed second feature film, was released. He is also the author of the feature films Les arts de la parole (2016), Waiting for April (2018) and There is no false profession (2020). Ireland Blue Notebook is his sixth feature film.

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