The Marsh (2002 film)
The Marsh (French: Le Marais) is a Canadian drama film, directed by Kim Nguyen and released in 2002. Set in Eastern Europe during the 19th century, the film stars Gregory Hlady and Paul Ahmarani as Alexandre and Ulysse, two social outcasts who settle on a haunted marsh on the outskirts of a village, but become wrongly suspected of criminal wrongdoing after a woman from the village disappears.
|Directed by||Kim Nguyen|
|Produced by||Yves Fortin|
|Written by||Kim Nguyen|
|Music by||Julien Knafo|
|Edited by||Richard Comeau|
|Distributed by||Film Tonic|
Gascon received a Genie Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the 23rd Genie Awards. The film received six Prix Jutra nominations at the 5th Jutra Awards, for Best Film, Best Director (Nguyen), Best Actor (Ahmarani), Best Screenplay (Nguyen), Best Cinematography (Eric Cayla and Daniel Vincelette), and Best Art Direction (Monique Dion).
- "Marais, Le – Film de Kim Nguyen". Films du Québec, January 28, 2009.
- "Out of the marsh, into the limelight: Fabulous fable was digitally treated. Montreal director and writer Kim Nguyen blends Gothic style with the computer age". Montreal Gazette, October 15, 2002.
- "T.O. fest explores 'unique visions' in Canadian film: Perspectives Canada". National Post, September 6, 2002.
- "Quebec left out of Genie loop". Montreal Gazette, December 14, 2002.
- "Seraphin leads with 9 Jutra nominations". Montreal Gazette, January 29, 2003.