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Short Films in Competition

Physique de la tristesse
The Physics of Sorrow

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

We follow an unknown man's life as he sifts through memories of his youth in Bulgaria through to his increasingly rootless and melancholic adulthood in Canada.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Physique de la tristesse

    Directed by: Theodore USHEV

    Country: Canada

    Year of production: 2019

    Running time: 27 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: drawing on paper, original techniques

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Theodore USHEV

    Production: ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA, Marc BERTRAND

    Distribution: ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA, Élise LABBÉ

    Script: Theodore Ushev

    Animation: Theodore Ushev

    Voice: Xavier Dolan, Theodore Ushev