Bridgeport, January 17, 2008. A teenage girl is found hanged in her room. While everything points to suicide, the autopsy report reveals something else. Ten years later, the director and cousin of the teenager examine the past causes and future consequences of this unsolved crime. Like an imagined biography, the film explores the relationship between the security of the living space and the violence that can jeopardize it.Bridgeport, January 17, 2008. A teenage girl is found hanged in her bedroom. While everything suggests suicide, the autopsy report reveals another evidence. Ten years later, the director and the teenager's cousin looks at the past causes as well as the future consequences of this unsolved crime. Like an imagined biography, the film will explore the relationship between the safety of the living space and the violence that can endanger it.
Director: Miryam Charles
Script: Miryam Charles
DOP: Isabelle Stashchenko, Miryam Charles
Sound: Gordon Neil Allen, Olivier Calvert, Martin M. Messier
Editing: Xi Feng
Music: Romain Camiolo, Miryam Charles
Production: Félix Dufour-Laperrière
Cast: Florence Blain Mbaye, Schelby Jean-Baptiste, Eve Duranceau, Yardly Kavanagh, Mireille Metellus, Nadine Jean, Tracy Marcelin, Matthew Rankin, Miryam Charles
Original French & Creole
DCP, ProRes, H264
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.