Cast Off

Canada | 2016 | 19 minutes | Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers

Simon is about to leave his island to start boarding school on the mainland. One day, while playing with his sister, he finds a little wooden boat beached on the shore. Through his attempt to repair it, he will decide whether or not to cast off.

Director Biography

Sandrine studied in Film Production (directing) and feature writing. She then went to London and Moscow to achieve a master in European Classical. This trip inspired her enough to start writing her first feature film. As she writes, she also continues to shoot short films projects and explores different aspects of the narrative.

  • Original Language Title: Larguer les amarres
  • Director: Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers
  • Principal Cast: Kelly Provencher, Estelle Fournier, Marc Fournier, Marie-Michèle Garon
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Canada
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 19 minutes
  • Producer: Colonelle Films
  • Screenplay: Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers
  • Cinematographers: Olivier Gossot
  • Editors: Philippe Gariépy
  • Music: Peter Venne
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP, .MOV (Quicktime)