On Earth as It Is in Heaven

On Earth as It Is in Heaven  (2007)

21 min  –  Short film (Fiction)  –  French with English subtitles  –  On Earth as It Is in Heaven


When his loving wife passes away, a retired 82-year-old farmer is relegated to a retirement home. The looks of those around him seem to silently condemn him to an imminent death, but with the aid of his unfailing memory and with hope still alive in his heart, the old man resolves to defend his right to go on living till his very last breath.


Producer & Director:  Hervé Demers

Screenplay:  Hervé Demers, Xavier Lechasseur


Cast:  Paul Hébert, Marie-Michèle Dion Bouchard


  Press kit (In French)

On Earth as It Is in Heaven
Awards
On Earth as It Is in Heaven



* Jury Prize – Tamashii Award ("Soul Award") – The CON-CAN Movie Festival, 2008, Japan

* Special Award – Emerging Filmmaker – 61st Golden Sheaf Awards, Yorkton Short Film Fest, 2008, Canada

* Jury Prize – Best Narrative Fiction Short – Rockport Film Festival, 2007, TX, United States

* Best Independent Film & Best Independent Scenario – Canadian International Film Festival, 2007, Canada

Excerpt On Earth as It Is in Heaven




Festivals (partial list)

Cinequest Film Festival, 2008, United States
Budapest Short Film Festival, 2008, Hungary
Short Cuts Cologne, International Competition, 2008, Germany
Whistler Film Festival, 2008, Canada
Cleveland International Film Festival, 2008, United States
Cape Winelands Film Festival, 2008, South Africa
Miami Short Film Festival, 2008, Florida, United States
Strasbourg International Film Festival, 2008, France
Reggio Film Festival International Short Film Contest, 2008, Italy
Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival, 2008, Canada
Festival Vidéaste Recherché•e, 2008, Canada
Young Cuts Film Festival, 2008, Montreal, Canada
Anonimul International Independent Film Festival, 2008, Romania
Open-Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, 2008, Germany
CON-CAN Movie Festival, 2008, Japan
Yorkton Short Film and Video Festival, 2008, Canada
Karachi International Film Festival, 2008, Pakistan


Television

TFO – Télévision francophone en Ontario, Canada
Vidéotron illico on demand – Les Shorts du 3 mars, Canada


Film stills  On Earth as It Is in Heaven (Download)

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Production stills  Sur la terre comme au ciel (Download)  ©  12 photos

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Technical Sheet

Original title : Sur la terre comme au ciel
English title : On Earth as It Is in Heaven
Category : Narrative fiction (short)
Running time : 21 min.
Language : French
Subtitles : English
Filming location : Île-d’Orléans (Quebec)
Country : Canada
Year : 2007

Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor : Hervé Demers
Screenplay : Hervé Demers, Xavier Lechasseur
Cast : Paul Hébert, Marie-Michèle Dion Bouchard
Assistant camera : Charles Fortin
Assistant director : Pierre-Olivier Belzile
Location sound recordist : Michaël Gravel
Sound designer : Hervé Demers
Sound re-recording mixer : Gavin Fernandes

Producer (NFB) : Pierre Lapointe
Coordinator (NFB) : Marie-Christine Guité

Production : Hervé Demers Images
Distribution : Les Films du 3 mars
Financial partners : National Film Board of Canada (FAP),
Technicolor (Montreal), Forum Jeunesse de la région de la Capitale-Nationale

Exhibition format : 35mm, 1.85:1, Color, Dolby Digital 5.1, 24 fps
Film length : 518m (1700')
Number of reels : 1
Laboratory : Technicolor (Montreal)
Shooting format : Mini-DV NTSC 24PA
Camera : Panasonic AG-DVX100A


© 2007