March Fool

A FILM BY P-M DROUIN & SIMON L-L

Short Film – Quebec – 2018 – 14:10 min
Color | French with English subtitles | 1:85:1 | Stereo

SYNOPSIS

Struggling with depression, Louis is dragging himself out to his despicable brother’s birthday party with his despicable sister. When he find’s out that they are planning a prank on him for April Fools’ day while we’re still in March, Louis takes it a little too much on a personal level…

  • Gala Prend Ca Court, Canada, 2018 *SODEC Award, Trou du Diable Award, Boîte de Pickup Award
  • Regard | Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada, 2018
  • NYC Independent Film Festival, USA, 2018  *Best Script, Best Supporting actor : Simon Lacroix, Best Actor : Steve Laplante
  • Nashville Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Plymouth Rebel Film Festival, UK, 2018 *Audience Award
  • Palm Spring Short Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • ComédiHa!, Canada, 2018
  • FANTASIA, Fantastiques week-ends du cinéma québécois, Canada, 2018
  • Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Cinéma en plein air – Antitube, Canada, 2018
  • Jameson Cinefest, Hungary, 2018
  • DC Shorts Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Big Water Film Festival, USA,2018
  • Concorto Film Festival, Italy, 2018
  • International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries Pacific Meridian, Russia, 2018
  • Edmonton International Film Festival, Canada, 2018
  • Miami Short Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Milwaukee Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Les Percéides, Canada, 2018
  • Quebec City Film Festival, Canada, 2018
  • Au Contraire Film Festival, Canada, 2018
  • San Diego International Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Scotland, 2018
  • Festival du Cinéma International en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada, 2018
  • Festival SPASM, Canada, 2018
  • Plein(s) Écran(s), Canada, 2018
  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France, 2019
  • Même Pas Peur International Film Festival, Île de la Réunion, 2019
  • Cinema on the Bayou, USA, 2019
  • Courts Mais Trash Festival, Belgique, 2019
  • Guwahati International Documentary, Short and Animation Film Festival, Inde, 2019
  • Projections Festival Festi-Frette à La Baie, Canada, 2019
  • Tout Court – Bologne, Italie, 2019
  • Festival du Film Subversif de Metz, France, 2019
  • Festival 48 images seconde, France, 2019 *Audience Award

CAST

  • Steve Laplante
  • Salomé Corbo
  • Richard Fréchette
  • Louise Bombardier
  • Roxanne Gaudette-Loiseau
  • Simon Lacroix
  • Alexandre Goyette
  • Alexa-Jeanne Dubé

CREW

  • Screenplay: Pierre-Marc Drouin
  • Director: Pierre-Marc Drouin & Simon Lamarre-Ledoux
  • Production: Mélanie Campeau (Mélomanie Productions)
  • Cinematography: Simon Lamarre-Ledoux
  • Production Design: Cynthia Carrier
  • Editing: Amélie Labrèche
  • Sound: Tod Van Dyk

Known for his versatility, Simon shot many short films including the dance film Der Untermensch which was acclaimed in many festivals worldwide. A Done Deal is his first time in the director’s chair beside his long-time friend Pierre-Marc Drouin. After writing two novels, Pierre-Marc was driven back to his first love: cinema. He now writes full-time for tv shows, web series and shorts films including First Aid (2015) and A Done Deal (2016) which are currently in their international career in festivals.

FILMOGRAPHY

March Fool – 2018

  • Gala Prend Ca Court, Canada, 2018 *SODEC Award, Trou du Diable Award, Boîte de Pickup Award
  • Regard | Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada, 2018
  • NYC Independent Film Festival, USA, 2018  *Best Script, Best Supporting actor : Simon Lacroix, Best Actor : Steve Laplante
  • Nashville Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Plymouth Rebel Film Festival, UK, 2018 *Audience Award
  • Palm Spring Short Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • ComédiHa!, Canada, 2018
  • FANTASIA, Fantastiques week-ends du cinéma québécois, Canada, 2018
  • Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Cinéma en plein air – Antitube, Canada, 2018
  • Jameson Cinefest, Hungary, 2018
  • DC Shorts Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Big Water Film Festival, USA,2018
  • Concorto Film Festival, Italy, 2018
  • International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries Pacific Meridian, Russia, 2018
  • Edmonton International Film Festival, Canada, 2018
  • Miami Short Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Milwaukee Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Les Percéides, Canada, 2018
  • Quebec City Film Festival, Canada, 2018
  • Au Contraire Film Festival, Canada, 2018
  • San Diego International Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Scotland, 2018
  • Festival du Cinéma International en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada, 2018
  • Festival SPASM, Canada, 2018
  • Plein(s) Écran(s), Canada, 2018
  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France, 2019
  • Même Pas Peur International Film Festival, Île de la Réunion, 2019
  • Cinema on the Bayou, USA, 2019
  • Courts Mais Trash Festival, Belgique, 2019
  • Guwahati International Documentary, Short and Animation Film Festival, Inde, 2019
  • Projections Festival Festi-Frette à La Baie, Canada, 2019
  • Tout Court – Bologne, Italie, 2019
  • Festival du Film Subversif de Metz, France, 2019
  • Festival 48 images seconde, France, 2019 *Audience Award

A Done Deal – 2016

  • Regard : Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada, 2016
  • FANTASIA International Film Festival, Canada, 2016 *Directors’ Emergence Award, Award for Best Actor
  • Flicker’s: Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA, 2016
  • DC Shorts Film Festival, USA, 2016
  • International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries “Pacific Meridian”, Russia, 2016
  • Off-Courts Trouville, France, 2016
  • Raindance Film Festival, UK, 2016
  • Calgary International Film Festival, Canada, 2016
  • Atlantic Film Festival, Canada, 2016
  • Aesthetica Short Film Festival, UK, 2016
  • Festival SPASM, Canada, 2016
  • Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Scotland, 2016
  • Miami Short Film Festival, USA, 2016
  • Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada, 2016
  • International Izmir Short Film Festival, Turkey, 2016
  • Film Noir Festival, France, 2016
  • Santa Fe Film Festival, USA, 2016
  • Pentedattilo Film Festival, Italy, 2016
  • Victoria Film Festival, Canada, 2017
  • Cinema on the Bayou, USA, 2017
  • Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, Canada, 2017
  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA, 2017
  • Portland International Film Festival, USA, 2017
  • NYC Independent Film Festival, USA, 2017
  • Art Film Fest, Slovakia, 2017

First Aid – 2016

Thomas est nerveux – 2015

PHOTOS
TRAILER