Joakim Robillard (King Dave), Théodore Pellerin (Never Rarely Sometimes Always), Guillaume Cyr (Louis Cyr), Chantal Fontaine (Coyote), Jean-François Boudreau (1981), Maxime Genois (Tadoussac), Mickaël Gouin (Nelly), Charles-Aubey Houde (The Acrobat), James Hyndman (Rowing Through), Jean L’Italien (Red Nose), Bruno Marcil (It’s Not Me, I Swear!), Catherine Trudeau (Aurore)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Sophie Dupuis (Family First), director, writer; Etienne Hansez (Elsewhere), producer; Patrice Dubuc (Meetings with a Young Poet) and Gaëtan Gravel (The Bay of Love and Sorrows), composers; Mathieu Laverdière (Henri Henri), cinematographer; Michel Grou (The Cyclotron), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Maxime (Robillard), a young man working in a mine, is consumed with guilt over the accident that left his best friend Julien (Pellerin) disabled. After an explosion at the mine leaves several of his colleagues trapped underground, Maxime attempts to redeem himself by participating in the dangerous rescue mission…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A thriller with strong dramatic qualities, Underground marks the second feature film by director Sophie Dupuis, who turns the noble rescue plot on its head with a much more grounded approach (no pun intended).