|FORGIVE ME FATHER|
|East Coast Premiere|
|Cast: ||Adrian Milan, Maïza Dubhé, Valerie Lecomte, Simon D Scott|
|Crew: ||Producers: Mark Datuin, Adrian Milan - Screenwriters: Mark Datuin - Composer: Iain Gardner - Cinematography: Shady Hanna - Editor: Daniel Malavasi
Mathieu and Elise are ex-lovers that are forced to reunite at a family breakfast where a war of words and revelations threaten an otherwise peaceful household.
Mark Datuin is an award-winning writer/director/producer. He is also the founder of MAD Resilience Films in where he has written, directed and produced 28 short films and theatre productions. In 2014, his film Basted won Best International Film at the Milledgeville Film Festival. That was the first of a slew of accolades he collected for his subsequent films White Lock and Still Closed. He has received over 70 official selections on the festival circuit in France, Germany, Canada, India, the US and the UK. He has also been a featured panelist in Atlanta and Toronto, where he discussed the art of Writing a Short Film, and Diversity in the Film Industry.
In 2016 Mark made his French-language directorial debut with the dysfunctional family drama “Pardonnez-moi Mon Père” (Forgive Me Father), and the dark psychological parody "Mismatch and Lighter". Future productions include “The Women of Alpine Road”, an exploration of despondency and regret, and “Partition” an experimental short film touching on the subject of cross-generational purgatory.
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