Where were you born, where did you grow up, where do you live now?
I was born in Toronto, I grew up in France, I live in Montreal
First film you made, and where and when?
After Shave, short film (1999, shot in Paris, France)
Latest film you made, and where and when?
Cassy (Montréal, 2018)
Describe your current living space.
Living with my wife and 3 kids in a 6 ½. condo in Plateau Mont-Royal. Luckily we have a backyard!
What Canadian would you challenge to make an isolation movie?
The painful experience of my friend and actress Myriam who works in CHSLD residential and long term care as a volunteer.
In the history of cinema whose isolation movie would you want to see?
Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954).
Worst thing about being in isolation?
The feeling of living in a world that has no meaning.
Best thing about being in isolation?
I can see my family constantly!
Favourite book to read in isolation?
My Lunches with Orson: Conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles.
Favourite music to listen to in isolation?
Songs of the ’70s.
Favourite movies to watch in isolation?
Classic movies from the 50s, 60s & 70s.
Favourite meal in isolation?
Mixed salad and cheese
What’s the last best thing you cooked?
Any other question you’d like to answer?
Question: Will the world change for the better or for the worse after this crisis?
Answer: I need to think about it a little…