Mars & Avril

Adapted from two acclaimed graphic novels, Mars & Avril is set in a futuristic Montreal, where humanity is about to set foot on Mars. JACOB OBUS (Jacques Languirand), a charismatic musician, takes pride in slowing down time by playing instruments inspired by women’s bodies, designed by his friend, ARTHUR (Paul Ahmarani). A love triangle develops when Jacob and Arthur both fall in love with AVRIL (Caroline Dhavernas), a young photographer. Enter EUGÈNE SPAAK (Robert Lepage), inventor, cosmologist and Arthur’s father, who unveils a new theory about man’s desire to reach Mars and helps Jacob find the true meaning of life and love.

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Credits

  • Director: Martin Villeneuve
  • Writer: Martin Villeneuve
  • Producers: Anne-Marie Gélinas, Benoît Beaulieu, Martin Villeneuve
  • Production Designer: François Schuiten
  • Visual Effects: Vision Globale
  • Lead Actors:  Jacques Languirand, Caroline Dhavernas, Paul Ahmarani and Robert Lepage
  • Adapted from the graphic novel, "Mars et Avril", volumes 1 & 2, by Martin Villeneuve [Ed. Sid Lee and La Pasthèque]

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