The Box


Short Film – Quebec – 2015 – 11:11 min
Color | French with English subtitles | 1:85:1 | Stereo


After a 6-year relationship, Guillaume and Nathalie are no longer together for the past 7 months. Nothing unites them except a box of belongings left by Guillaume in their old apartment where Nathalie still lives on. The night that Guillaume comes to pick up his box, they will both realize that there is more than just a box that unites them.

  • Anchorage International Film Festival, 2015
  • Charleston Film Festival, 2015


  • Gabrielle Forcier
  • Gab Germano


  • Screenplay: Gab Germano
  • Director: Gab Germano
  • Cinematography: Vincent B. Deslauriers
  • Editing: Justine Samson
  • 1st AD: Jean-Christophe J. Lamontagne
  • Sound Mix: Samuel Gagnon-Thibaudeau
  • Sound: Laurent Ouellette
  • Production Design: Simon Lefebvre
  • Colorization: Frédérique Schmidt

Gab Germano was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil, but grew up in Quebec City. After completing his studies in sociology, he turns himself into filmmaking. Since he graduated from the UQAM Film School in 2012 he has written, directed, and acted on three short films that were selected in many film festivals such as the Fantasia International Festival, the Off-Court Festival, at Trouville-sur-Mer, in France, and the Abitibi-Témiscamingue International Film Festival. The Box is his fourth independent film.


La Valse d’hiver – 2017

  • Festivals coming soon

The Box (La Boîte) – 2015

  • Anchorage International Film Festival, 2015
  • Charleston Film Festival, 2015

Anne-Marie – 2014

  • 33e Festival international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue 2014, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec.

La Soutenable lourdeur de l’être – 2012

  •  Fantasia International Film Festival, 2013

Sainte-Félicité – 2012

  • Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2013
  • Off-Courts, Trouville-sur- Mer, France, 2012

Arconyme (sic) – 2011.

Rire pour se distraire de la vérité, 2010

Ce documentaire est cachère, 2009

Ainsi parlait l’homme, 2009