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Montreal filmmaker Rafael Ouellet’s film Camion wins two prizes at Karlovy Vary festival in Czech Republic

Montreal filmmaker Rafael Ouellet has won two prizes at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. The fest in the Czech Republic is one of Europe’s more prestigious film events.

Ouellet won as best director for his film Camion and the film also won the Ecumenical Prize.

The French-language flick is a drama about a truck driver 0 played by Julien Poulin of Elvis Gratton fame 0 who goes into a deep depression after he’s involved in an accident with his truck that leaves a woman dead. His two sons – played by Patrice Dubois and Stepahane Breton – try to help him battle his demons.

His previous films include Le Cedre penche, Derriere-moi, and New Denmark, but Camion is by far his highest-profile flick to date. The film is set to open Aug. 17 in Quebec – those keeping score will note that it opens just before the Montreal World Film Festival, just the latest example of a major Quebec film openly snubbing the sagging Montreal film fest.

Source: Montreal Gazette

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Montreal filmmaker Rafael Ouellet’s film Camion wins two prizes at Karlovy Vary festival in Czech Republic

Montreal filmmaker Rafael Ouellet has won two prizes at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. The fest in the Czech Republic is one of Europe’s more prestigious film events.

Ouellet won as best director for his film Camion and the film also won the Ecumenical Prize.

The French-language flick is a drama about a truck driver 0 played by Julien Poulin of Elvis Gratton fame 0 who goes into a deep depression after he’s involved in an accident with his truck that leaves a woman dead. His two sons – played by Patrice Dubois and Stepahane Breton – try to help him battle his demons.

His previous films include Le Cedre penche, Derriere-moi, and New Denmark, but Camion is by far his highest-profile flick to date. The film is set to open Aug. 17 in Quebec – those keeping score will note that it opens just before the Montreal World Film Festival, just the latest example of a major Quebec film openly snubbing the sagging Montreal film fest.

Source: Montreal Gazette

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Headline, Industry News

Montreal filmmaker Rafael Ouellet’s film Camion wins two prizes at Karlovy Vary festival in Czech Republic

Montreal filmmaker Rafael Ouellet has won two prizes at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. The fest in the Czech Republic is one of Europe’s more prestigious film events.

Ouellet won as best director for his film Camion and the film also won the Ecumenical Prize.

The French-language flick is a drama about a truck driver 0 played by Julien Poulin of Elvis Gratton fame 0 who goes into a deep depression after he’s involved in an accident with his truck that leaves a woman dead. His two sons – played by Patrice Dubois and Stepahane Breton – try to help him battle his demons.

His previous films include Le Cedre penche, Derriere-moi, and New Denmark, but Camion is by far his highest-profile flick to date. The film is set to open Aug. 17 in Quebec – those keeping score will note that it opens just before the Montreal World Film Festival, just the latest example of a major Quebec film openly snubbing the sagging Montreal film fest.

Source: Montreal Gazette

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