New Film on April 18, 2014
Redemption is the second feature film by comedian and director Joel Gauthier, after Impasse, an independent feature film released in 2009. Redemption is a thriller, starring PAtrice Godin (Destinies, The galley, Providence), Julien Poulin (Truck) and joel Gauthier (the Mathieu of the Dead Time web-series).
The film puts into the foreground complex characters who have to deal with extreme events, and allows to explore many facets of the human personality, as Joel Gauthier explains in the press notes.
Started in 2008, this project that was to be distributed in 2013, is finally never released in cinemas. It was screened at the Montreal World Film Festival in August 2013, then at the Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2014. The fim will finally be released in a room in the Montreal area on April 18, 2014.
Alain finds his family after spending ten years behind bars for drug trafficking. Rehabilitated, he intends to take advantage of this second chance to rebuild his life in the right way. He will do everything to win back the heart and trust of Sophie, the one who shared her life at the time.
In contact with his brother Danny, a small caĩd with impulsive behavior, he will face obstacles that he thought he no longer have to overcome. The blood ties will jeopardize her new relationship with Sophie and her aspirations away from crime.