Quarantaine

  • Product code : A193-004
  • Category(ies) : Dance +, Men +
  • Level(s) : Post-Sec. (18 +) +
  • Duration : 48 min.
  • Production year : 2009
  • Director(s) : Marlene Millar & Philip Szporer
  • Producer(s) : Mouvement Perpétuel
  • Version(s) : French +
  • Subtitles : French Narration | English Subtitles

Description

This film, directed and produced by Marlene Millar and Philip Szporer, written in collaboration with celebrated vocalist, musician and director Charmaine LeBlanc, weaves together dance, song, animation and documentary video.

A poetic unveiling of four male dancers at midlife – still vital, powerful and strong – performing unadorned, without masks or shame as they take stock, probe uncertainties about fading youth exploring their hopes, vulnerabilities and regrets.

As these celebrated performers shed all inhibitions and confront their past head on, they reveal their need for intimacy and to be understood by their fellow men. The production explores a transformative moment in these men’s lives, as their desire to connect, to be comforted and loved takes precedence over all fear.

" Recommended - ''Fascinating film''- EMRO 2011
'' Marlene Millar and Philip Szporer's marvelously entertaining multi-disciplinary take on the male mid-life crisis" - John Griffin - The Gazette, March 13, 2010
"Capturing dance performances on film is one of the trickiest things that a filmmaker can do and Millar and Szporer manage it with astonishing intelligence, grace and elegance." - Matthew Hays - The Mirror, March 18, 2010

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