Falcon Lake by Charlotte Le Bon to be presented as a world premiere at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes


Sara Montpetit, Joseph Engel

Monia Chokri and Karine Gonthier-Hyndman

FALCON LAKE, Charlotte Le Bon’s first feature film, will have its world premiere at Cannes during the 54th Directors’ Fortnight. FALCON LAKE stars Monia Chokri, Karine Gonthier-Hyndman, Sara Montpetit and young French comedian Joseph Engel.

A story of love and ghosts.

An adaptation of the graphic novel by Bastien Vivès –  Une Soeur, FALCON LAKE is written and directed by Charlotte Le Bon, after her remarkable short film Judith Hôtel was presented at Cannes in 2018. Cinematography is by Kristof Brandl, the artistic direction by Alex Hercule Desjardins, costumes by Gabrielle Lauzier, and the original music by Shida Shahabi. 

Produced by Sylvain Corbeil and Nancy Grant on behalf of METAFILMS, with the financial participation of Sodec, Telefilm Canada, Eurimages, the Harold Greenberg Fund and Quebec and Canadian tax credits, in collaboration with Radio-Canada and Super Écran. FALCON LAKE is co-produced by David Gauquie, Julien Deris and Jean-Luc Ormières on behalf of CINÉFRANCE STUDIOS, as well as by Jalil Lespert on behalf of ONZE CINQ.

FALCON LAKE is distributed in Canada by SPHÈRE FILMS (formerly MK2 | MILE END)and will open in the second half of 2022.

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