Happiness Is a Sad Song tells the disjointed story of Anne-Marie, an unemployed publicist pounding the pavement in Montreal with her mini-cam, collecting testimonials on the subject of happiness. —IMDb
François Delisle, born March 22, 1967 in Montreal (Quebec), is a writer, producer and director in Canada.
Before beginning his studies in film, he made several experimental shorts in super-8mm. During and after his studies, he directed two short films, La Mer who cares! From the gun and knife. In 1991, Delisle was noticed by the critics with his medium-length-Beebe Plain when he was named best young actor at the Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois. In 1994, Ruth, his first feature film, raises the critical acclaim and is presented in Quebec, Canada, Germany, Belgium and France. In 2002 the company founded Delisle Movies 53/12 to direct and produce her second feature film, Happiness is a Sad Song (2004). The film gained international recognition by being featured in over twenty film festivals and film events. In 2007, You (movie, 2007) triggers the passions in the audience and critics. Fragile and uncompromising film, Toi’s career has unfolded at a national and international level… read more