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After Cannes, Sundance… |  The Journal of Montreal

After Cannes, Sundance… | The Journal of Montreal

Almost three years after making a splash at Cannes with his first feature film My brother's wife, Monia Chokri had the honor of launching her new film Babysitter at the renowned Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night. However, pandemic obliges, it is in front of his computer, in Montreal, that the filmmaker experienced this virtual premiere. "At one o'clock in the morning, I was in front of my computer in a kind of Zoom with a moderator, the actors Patrick [Hivon) et Nadia [Tereszkiewicz] and the people of Sundance, said Monia Chokri, laughing, in a telephone interview granted to the Journal Sunday. "Viewers could ask us questions online, but it was a very abstract experience." Of course, Monia Chokri's original plan was to be on location in Park City, Uta...