—The fragmented violence of war seen through the eyes of a General on his deathbed. A mind accustomed to a life on the battlefield surrenders to a stream of consciousness, mixing death, brutality, and finally, one last gesture of hope.
Pedro Pires has most notably worked with François Girard on the films The Red Violin , as well as The Sound of the Carceri for which he won an Emmy® and Gemini Awards for «Outstanding Visual Effects» and «Best Visual Effects». He also worked in close collaboration with Robert Lepage on the visual conception of Possible Worlds. In 2008, he produced and directed his first short film Danse Macabre, in collaboration with AnneBruce Falconer and Robert Lepage. The film has won next to 40 international prizes, notably a Jutra and a Genie Award in 2010, as well as Best Canadian Short at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2009.
Created by: Pedro Pires
With the collaboration of Marie Brassard, Phoebe Greenberg, Penny Mancuso and Jacques Davidts
Director of Photography: Pedro Pires
Editors: Aube Foglia, Pedro Pires
Production Design: Catherine Chagnon
Art Director: Francis Tremblay
Costume Designers: Catherine Chagnon and Renata Morales
Sound: Sylvain Bellemare and Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Original score: Robert M. Lepage
Line Producer: Catherine Chagnon
Produced by Phoebe Greenberg and Penny Mancuso
Directed by Pedro Pires