The Quebec series “Le temps des raspberries” is going to the Berlinale
Sandrine Bisson in “Time of raspberries” by Philippe Falardeau
Raspberry Time will have its world premiere at the 72nd Berlinale. This Quebec series by Philippe Falardeau was written by Florence Longpré and Suzie Bouchard.
“The authors and I wanted to create a work that could travel. This selection is a real gift. I am proud of the work of its craftsmen who have been able to breathe real cinematic significance into the series,” rejoiced the director, who is back for a third time at the Berlinale.
In 2020, Philippe Falardeau indeed opened the prestigious film festival with My Salinger Year. He also received the Crystal Bear for It’s not me, I swear! in 2009. This time, Raspberry Time will be screened at the end of the < em>Berlinale Series which will be held from February 14 to 16, 2022.
Remember that this category created in 2015 highlights the creativity and originality of the series. In 2020, C’est comme ça que je t’aime was the first Quebec series to appear there.
Raspberry-time this spring
Raspberry-time raspberries follows Élisabeth, a mother who inherits the family farm following the death of her husband. The series notably stars Sandrine Bisson, Edison Ruiz, Micheline Lanctôt, Elijah Patrice and Paul Doucet.
Denis Dubois, vice-president of original content at Quebecor Content, also wishes to emphasize “the high quality of the work of local artisans who, in addition to standing out through a large pool of highly renowned productions, arouses an interest growing internationally”.
The ten episodes will be available on Club illico from April 14th.
Finally, even if the complete program of the Berlinale 2022 has not yet been revealed, Canada already has several films selected. Note that the short films Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics by Terril Calder and Lay Me by the Shore by David Findlay were selected in the section. >Generation 14plus.
Surface Rites by Parastoo Anoushahpour, Faraz Anoushahpour and Ryan Ferko and Canadian-British-Sri Lankan co-production If From Every Tongue It Drips by Sharlene Bamboat will be presented as part of Forum Expanded.