DVD, Digital Release: Genèse

Digital, DVD Release Date: Nov. 19, 2019
Price: DVD $18.25
Studio: Film Movement

Three teenagers encounter the turmoils of love and youth in Philippe Lesage’s 2018 coming-of-age drama Genèse (Genesis).

While the charismatic Guillaume (Théodore Pellerin) wrestles with his sexual identity at boarding school, his older half sister Charlotte (Noée Abita) navigates an adult world filled with casual cruelty. Separately, Félix (Édouard Tremblay-Grenier) meets his first girlfriend while away at summer camp. At a time when others are conforming, these three individuals stand their ground and assert their right to love and be free.

Named as one of Canada’s Top 10 Films of 2018 at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Bonuses include the following:

  • Commentary by director Philippe Lesage
  • Bonus Short Film: The Lesson, directed by Tristan Aymon of Switzerland.

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.