Monia Chokri's “Babysitter” premiered at Sundance

& laquo ; World premiere of Monia Chokri's Babysitter at Sundance

Monia Chokri

​​ Babysitter , the new film by Quebec actress and director Monia Chokri, will be presented premiering at the Sundance Film Festival next January.

Monia Chokri's second feature film, after My Brother's Wife (Coup de coeur du jury in the section & nbsp; Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019), will be shown in the “Midnight” section of the renowned festival, which is described as featuring films “that will keep you awake, even in the late hours. ”

Extremely excited and honored to present the world premiere of Babysitter at Sundance.

Monia Chokri, in an story Instagram

Babysitter is an adaptation of the play of the same name created by Catherine Léger ( Charlotte a du fun , & nbsp; The goddess of fire flies , & nbsp; The little queen , & nbsp; Walk in the shade ) & nbsp; and presented at La Licorne in 2017.

The film, which was shot in the summer of 2020, chronicles Cedric's job loss following a sexist joke that went viral. The latter, under the encouragement of his intellectual and well-meaning brother, will then undertake therapy and write a book “which is revolutionary and attacks misogyny”.

Babysitter stars Patrick Hivon, Monia Chokri, Nadia Tereszkiewcz, Steve Laplante, and Hubert Proulx.

The Sundance Festival takes place January 20-30. Babysitter will be showing in Quebec on April 1.

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