Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 18, 2021 } Playhouse Square

Le Mirage

 

Year: 2015
Country: CANADA
Run Time: 102 minutes

Le Mirage
Le Mirage
Le Mirage

The good news is… Patrick has it all. He is handsome, runs a huge sporting goods store, and has a beautiful wife and children. His home has all the newest luxuries, including a dream kitchen and a pool. The bad news is... Patrick has it all. And all of it needs to be paid for, which is becoming a challenge. With his wife on sick leave and suppliers demanding payment, Patrick starts turning to porn sites and fantasizing about his wife's best friend. The great ideal of family and success is beginning to peel and fade as his family seems to need and demand more. Terrified to admit it, Patrick is facing the reality that he has premium-painted himself into a designer corner. Refreshingly honest and frank in its portrayal of sexual and familial confusion, LE MIRAGE is a wise, charming, and sometimes heart-breaking look at chasing dreams someone else has dreamed for you. Patrick is slowly waking, only to find the nightmare just beginning. (In French with subtitles) –C.R.

CIFF40 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Saturday, April 02, 2016 at 4:50 PM

Monday, April 04, 2016 at 9:25 PM

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Director
Ricardo Trogi

Ricardo Trogi was born in 1970 in Quebec City, Quebec. He is a writer, actor, and director who has worked in TV and film.

Filmography
"Quebec-Montreal" (2002), "Horloge Biologique (Dodging the Clock)" (2005), "1981" (2009), "1987" (2014), LE MIRAGE (2015)

Producer
Christian Larouche

Screenwriting
Louis Morissette

Cinematography
Jonathan Decoste

Editing
Yvann Thibaudeau

Principal Cast
Louis Morissette, Julie Perreault, Christine Beaulieu, Patrice Robitaille

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