Screening Block includes:
SHORTS PROGRAM: Root Up
FEATURE PRESENTATION: Torments of Love
DATE/TIME: 09/20/2017, 8:45pm
ADDRESS: Royal Theatre, 608 College St
Caroline Jules | Feature | 54 mins | 2016 | Paris/Guadeloupe | PG
ABOUT THE FILM
Two sisters go to their deceased grand mother’s house to sort her belongings. When Vanessa learn that Myriam has also invited their father for lunch, it is too late to flee and the confrontation is inevitable. Facing this distant father, the older sister try to hide her wounds behind a mask of perfection whereas the younger one choose cynicism and provocation.
After her graduation as an assistant director in 1997, Caroline Jules works on a few short films et starts to develop personal projects. In 2003, she receivec the 1st Prize for Best Screenplay at the Festival de Films de Femmes of Crétail for « Paris Dakar », a film about social loneliness, which she directs two years later, with the comedian Eriq Ebouaney in the leading role. The film is awarded in many national and international festivals. In 2006, « Tourments d’Amour », a familial story which talks about the relation between father and daughters, is awarded Prize for the Best Screenplay Oversea. The film was made a few years later in Guadeloup, with Guadeloupean and Guianese actors.
Along side her cinematographic activities, Caroline Jules pursues a career in television, first in 13ème Rue at Series and Fictions department, then on Cuisine + as programmation manager and finally she joins the Canal+ group in 2014 as responsible for short film acquisitions.