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Happy Face

  • Chemistry Creative Ten Eyck Street Brooklyn, NY, 11206 United States (map)

Happy Face / Directed by Alexandre Franchi / 100 min / Feature Narrative / Canada

About this Event

Estranged from his manipulative cancer-stricken mother, a handsome teenage boy deforms his face with bandages and joins a therapy workshop for disfigured patients in a misguided attempt to reconnect with her.

Director Biography - Alexandre Franchi

Alexandre Franchi left a banking career to pursue his passion for film. THE WILD HUNT, which he co-wrote and directed, was his first feature. The film won Best Canadian First Feature at TIFF 2009 and the Slamdance 2010 Audience Award. Franchi’s films often feature characters who escape an unbearable reality and take refuge in imaginary worlds - HAPPY FACE is the first part of his Cancer Trilogy.

Earlier Event: October 6
Short Film Block: Netscape
Later Event: October 6
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