Richard and Clément, two cousins who grew up together in Québec’s Côte Nord region, team up to raise money for their ailing grandfather.
Writer/director: Simon Laganière
Producer: Mathieu Denis
About Simon Laganière
Simon Laganière is a musician and director from Champlain, Quebec. His songs and films generally tell tales inspired by real life.
In 2006, his film Richard de Ville-Marie was named best film at the Festival du Documenteur de Rouyn-Noranda. The same film earned him the jury prize at the Court en Web contest.
He went on to direct Normand from the top (2007) and Les Outils (2009), two films that were shown in numerous festivals around the world and which earned him the Ex-Centris Prize for best young director (2007) as well as the jury prize at the Fantasia Film Festival (2009).
Simon is also a singer-songwriter in Les Frères Goyette, a folk band currently signed to the Dare to Care record label.