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Philippe Lesage

Philippe Lesage

Genesis‘ is about the birth of desire for love… and about how society intervenes, monitors, even punishes our passionate impulses. My characters demand the right to live, to love, and to dream passionately.’ Philippe Lesage began his career as a documentary filmmaker, directing four features, including

Genesis‘ is about the birth of desire for love… and about how society intervenes, monitors, even punishes our passionate impulses. My characters demand the right to live, to love, and to dream passionately.’ Philippe Lesage began his career as a documentary filmmaker, directing four features, including The Heart That Beats (2010), which won several awards, notably Québec’s Jutra award for Best Feature Documentary. His debut fiction feature, The Demons (2015) was invited to more than 60 international festivals. The Demons won the San Francisco Golden Gate Award and was named one of the top ten films of 2015 by Variety. Filmography: Pourrons-nous vivre ensemble?, 2006; The Heart That Beats, 2010; How Can You Tell If the Little Fish Are Happy?, 2010; Laylou, 2012; The Demons, 2015; Copenhagen: A Love Story, 2016; Elegy (short), 2018; Genesis, 2018

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Genesis

2018