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Jour de Pluie

Marc Bourdeau

2023

Jour de pluie – a short film based on the homonymous piano piece by Canadian composer Rachel Laurin – explores rainfall as a symbol for hope and renewal. The viewer is taken on a voyage into a young woman’s subconscious reverie and anguish. The innocent occurrence of a teardrop falling into a cup of tea sets off a string of dreamlike associations plunging into the ups and downs of motherhood. The final scene of rain washes away anxiety and shows a hope beam.


A dialogue between surreal cinema, aesthetics inspired by Brazilian Carnaval, editorial photography, and evocative music for piano, the film is a North-South collaboration between Brazilian filmmaker Caio Amon and Canadian pianist Marc Bourdeau.


We've also created a "making of" video for this production, which can be watched here

Director: CAIO AMON
Screenplay: CAMILA VERGARA, CAIO AMON
Featuring DELIANE SOUZA
Music: RACHEL LAURIN • ‘Jour de Pluie’ op. 82 nº 6
Piano: MARC BOURDEAU
Director of photography: LÍVIA PASQUAL
Art director: ROMY POCZTARUK
Make-up: LUANA ZINN
Produced by: CAIO AMON, EROICA_conteúdo
Associate producer: MARC BOURDEAU
Production manager: CAMILA VERGARA
Editing: CAIO AMON
Color grading: LÍVIA PASQUAL
Costume: DELIANE SOUZA
Gaffer: JÔ FONTANA
Production assistant: JEAN GORZIZA
Music recording, editing and mixing: ANNE-MARIE SYLVESTRE, HARUKA NAGAAT
Still photographer and logger: MARCELO FREIRE
Light rental: LOCALL
Camera rental: Machina Filmes
Financed by the Canada Counsil for the Arts
Filmed in Porto Alegre, Brazil.


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