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Opening Night Gala for our First Film Festival
Reception: 6:30 – 7:30 pm Hors d’oeuvres and beverages.
NB Film Short Feature –
THE MOST INTERESTING FILM DIRECTOR IN THE WORLD
We spoke with a legendary film director about the future of cinema in the 21st Century.
Director/Writer/Producer: Doug Sutherland
Cast: Doug Sutherland, Andrew Long
Length: 4:37 minutes
Fredericton, NB, Canada, 2017
Gala Film – C’EST LA VIE
Synopsis (Credit tribute.ca)
The success of Pierre and Helena’s wedding rests in the hands of Jean-Pierre, a caterer and project manager who has hired a staff of 40 people. The wedding will take place in a 17th-century castle located in the Paris region, where the entire staff will meet.
Upon arrival, Jean-Pierre finds his assistant Adele in full swing with James, the pretentious DJ. Then Josiane, Jean-Pierre’s mistress and the chef de salle, announces that she’s leaving him. When the egocentric groom arrives on the scene to finalize the last details, he begins to order everyone around. And the day is just beginning …
Running Time: 117 min.
Cast: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Gilles Lellouche, Eye Haidara, Jean-Paul Rouve, Vincent Macaigne, Benjamin Lavernhe
Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
Studio: MK2 | Mile End
Producer(s): Nicolas Duval Adassovsky, Yann Zenou, Laurent Zeitoun
Screenplay: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano