Boris Sans Beatrice
Director: Denis Côté
Writer: Denis Côté
French Canadian auteur Denis Côté fluctuates steadily between feature films and documentary, tending to win critical acclaim in either category. After winning Best Director at Locarno in 2008 for All That She Wants and again in 2011 for Curling he went to Sundance with the 2012 documentary Bestiaire and then scooped up the Alfred Bauer Award in Berlin for Vic+Flo Saw a Bear (2013). His latest, Boris Sans Beatrice concerns businessman Boris Malinovsky, who falls into a spiritual and moral funk when visited by a mysterious stranger (the enigmatic Denis Lavant).
Cast: James Hyndman, Denis Lavant, Simone-Elise Girard
Production Co./Producers: Metafilms’ Sylvain Corbeil & Nancy Grant (Mommy)
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. TBD (domestic). Films Boutique (international).
Release Date: Cote will be competing in competition at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival.