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3.2
6 Ratings

The Sound of Trees

Le bruit des arbres

Directed by François Péloquin
Canada, 2015
Drama, Family

Synopsis

Jeremie must choose between staying with his father in their remote village or leave for the big city.

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The Sound of Trees Directed by François Péloquin

Critics reviews

One of the greatest successes of The Sound of Trees is the multifaceted and powerful depiction of the gritty socioeconomic context: promising economic opportunities are few for a working-class youth uninterested in committing to the dangerous work of lumbering in a family operation which, in the near future, will presumably sell out to a more ecologically unfriendly but modern, industrially mechanized, large-scale outfit.
December 04, 2015
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Short and bittersweet, this portrait of a 17-year-old trainee lumberjack seeking a life larger than his rural corner of Quebec benefits from a close, compassionate view of its protagonist’s community — including several adults who haven’t yet found their own direction.
July 07, 2015
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