UNDERGROUND

A film by Sophie Dupuis

Drama — Canada — 2020 — 97 min
Colour | French

SYNOPSIS

Maxime, a Val-d’Or native in his early twenties, works in an underground mine near his hometown. He’s on a 14 days on 14 days off schedule. He shares his life between his girlfriend with whom he’s patiently trying to father a child and his childhood friend Julien, now disabled following a car accident. One night, there is an explosion underground. Maxime heads underground that night with the firm intention to bring all his colleagues back alive.

CAST

Joakim Robillard, James Hyndman, Guillaume Cyr, Catherine Trudeau, Théodore Pellerin, Jean L’Italien, Mickaël Gouin, Chantal Fontaine, Bruno Marcil

CREW

DIRECTOR : Sophie Dupuis
WRITER: Sophie Dupuis
PRODUCERS : Étienne Hansez (Bravo Charlie)
CINEMATOGRAPHY : Mathieu Laverdière
EDITING : Michel Grou
MUSIC : Gaëtan Gravel, Patrice Dubuc

DISTRIBUTION

Axia Films — axiafilms.com

Available to stream on

Also available on Bell Fibe, Cogeco & Telus

Festivals & Awards

NAMUR INTERNATIONAL FRANCOPHONE FILM FESTIVAL
Official Competition 2021
GALA QUÉBEC CINÉMA

Best Screenplay — Sophie Dupuis

GALA QUÉBEC CINÉMA

Best Supporting Actor — Théodore Pellerin

GALA QUÉBEC CINÉMA

Best Cinematography — Mathieu Laverdière

GALA QUÉBEC CINÉMA

Best Sound — Luc Boudrias, Frédéric Cloutier, Patrice LeBlanc

CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

Best Motion Picture (Nomination)

CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

Best Director (Nomination)

WHISTLER FILM FESTIVAL

Best Director — Sophie Dupuis