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Higher Than Flames Will Go

Monique LeBlanc
2020 | 104 min


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Monique LeBlanc
Director
Biography
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Photo : Bernard Fougères


Monique LeBlanc

Director, actress, screenwriter, writer and producer Monique LeBlanc is a leading figure in the film industry in Eastern Canada, working in both documentary and fiction. HIGHER THAN FLAMES WILL GO is her third feature doc and fourth collaboration with the NFB.


Christine Aubé
Producer
Biography
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Christine Aubé

Christine Aubé has always been passionate about the worlds of storytelling, image and sound in all their forms. She discovered the NFB as director of production after working for broadcasters and independent producers across the country. A great organizer and manager, she joined the NFB team as a producer in 2018.

Christine works to support the next generation while working with experienced creators to produce works for audiences around the world.

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Credits

A film by
Monique LeBlanc

Poem by
Louise Dupré

Produced by
Christine Aubé
Jac Gautreau

Voice
Violette Chauveau

The grandmothers
Emilia Arauz Castellon
Yaroslava Nikolaevna Sarabun
Justina Leiton

The mothers
Stéphanie Matthews
Cristhian Valeria Calero Vega

The children
Nolan, Jeremy, Said, Abraham, Ashley,
Eduardo, Sofia, Miguel, Theo, Jonathan, Denys,
Mariana, Arsen, Lidia, Alexandre,
Maria Del Carmen, Jérôme, Benoit, Eva,
Da’Marquis, Tristan, Gabriel

Research, Scriptwriter and Director
Monique LeBlanc

Editor
Geoffrey Boulangé

Principal Camera
Monique LeBlanc

Additional Camera
Bernard Fougères
Luke Sky-video
Étienne Boivin

Location Sound
Serge Arseneault
Richard Lavoie

Production Assistants
Liza Yanovich
Dmytro Kolchynskyi
Jean-Michel Vienneau
Darlene Teahen
Andrea Buckle

Picture Consultants
Bernard Fougères
Evar Simon

Additional research
Liza Yanovich
Francine Hébert

Sound Editors
Mélanie Gauthier – Studio SOUNDCHICK SFX
Paul Goguen, Studio Révoluson

Mixer
Jean-Paul Vialard

Online Editor
Denis Pilon

Offline editing facility
Digital Cut Moncton

Offline assistant editors
Charles Gagnon
Dominique Samson-Dunlop

Offline coordinator
Stéphanie Lemieux

Sound recorder
Andrew MacRae

Assistant sound recorder
Rebecca Tinsley

Infographistes
Jacques Bertrand Simard
Mélanie Bouchard

Translators of the poem
Plus haut que les flammes
Annick MacAskill
Monique LeBlanc

Additional translation services
Olena Vdovyna
Macumba Media
Pro Documents

Transcription services
Olena Vdovyna
Macumba Media

Subtitles
MELS

Foley
Simon Meilleur

Foley recording
Geoffrey Mitchell

Additional foley recording
Jo Caron Audio

Archival research and rights clearance
Nancy Marcotte
Delphine Saint-Marcoux

Archives
Centre Brama Grodzka – Teatr NN, Lublin
Musée national Auschwitz-Birkenau
Apsley House, Musée Wellington, Londres, R.-U.© Historic England/Bridgeman Images
Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome, Italie/Bridgeman Images

Original music
Monique Jean
© 2019 Office national du film du Canada (SOCAN)

Additional music

« Flight from the City »
écrite, composée et interprétée par Jóhann Jóhannsson
utilisée avec la permission de Universal Music Canada Inc. et Bank Robber Music

« Cherubikon » (Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovsky)
interprétée par Viktor Ovdiy, Pavlo Mezhulin, Kiev Chamber Choir & Mykola Hobdych
album « Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41 »
℗ Naxos Classics, 1998
utilisée avec l’aimable collaboration de Naxos of America Inc.

« Stabat Mater » (Giovanni Battista Pergolesi)
interprétée par Magda Kalmar, Julie Hamari, Ladies of the Hungarian Radio and Television Chorus, Liszt Ferenc Chamber orchestra, Budapest
album « Pergolesi: Stabat Mater »
℗ Hungaroton Classic Ltd., 1994
utilisée avec l’aimable collaboration de Naxos of America Inc.

« Lux aeterna » (Gvörgy Ligeti)
interprétée par Schola Heidelberg, Ensemble Aisthesis
album « 20th Century Choral Music »
℗ BIS, 2001
utilisée avec l’aimable collaboration de Naxos of America Inc.

« Passacaglia en ré mineur BuxWV 161» (Dietrich Buxtehude)
interprétée par Kathryn Mueller et New Trinity Baroque, arrangements de Predrag Gosta
album « Baroque Christmas »
℗ Edition Lilac, 2011
utilisée avec l’aimable collaboration de New Trinity Baroque Inc.

« La Passion selon Saint Matthieu, BWV244, Pt. 1: No. 1 » (Johann Sebastian Bach)
interprétée par Georg Poplutz, Matthias Winckhler, Bachorchester Mainz, Ralf Otto.
album « St. Matthew Passion, BWV244 »
℗ Naxos Classics, 2019
utilisée avec l’aimable collaboration de Naxos of America Inc.

« Suite pour violoncelle No.2 en ré mineur »,
BWV 1008 : Sarabande (Bach)
interprétée par Chiori Watanabe
violoncelliste filmée à Grand Central Park

Pavane pour une infante défunte (Maurice Ravel)
interpretée par Luis Sarro

Selig sind die Toten SWV 391 (Heinrich Schütz)

Requiem op. 48 – Introït et Kyrie (Gabriel Fauré)

Cantate Domino (Giovanni Croce, Cruce Clodiensis, Zuanne Chiozotto)

Mazurka op. 63 n° 3 en do d mineur (Chopin)
interprétée par Edward Neeman

Miroirs II. Oiseaux tristes, Miroirs III. Une barque sur l’océan (Maurice Ravel)
interprétées par Robert Ewen Birchall

L’Art de la fugue, BWV 1080 Contrapunctus XIII rectus, a 3 Spiegelfuge (Bach)

Givre (2011), low memory #1 (2000), low memory #2 (2001), low memory #3 (2005),
Out of Joint (2009, 11), T.A.G. (2013), Lacrimous. (2013) [extraits]
composées par Monique Jean
© 2000-13, 2019 Monique Jean / Ymx média (SOCAN)

Petite fugue en sol mineur BWV 578 (Bach)
interprétée par Albert Schweitzer

Original literary work
Plus haut que les flammes de Louise Dupré,
© Éditions du Noroît, Montréal, 2010 et © Éditions Bruno Doucey, Paris, 2015.

Quotes

Claude Esteban, La mort à distance, Paris, éditions Gallimard, 2007

Geneviève Amyot, Nous sommes beaucoup qui avons peur, Montréal, éditions du Noroît, 2003

Cormac McCarthy, La route, Paris, éditions de l’Olivier, coll. “Points”, no P2156, 2008

Philippe Jaccottet, Notes du ravin, Cognac (France), éditions Fata Morgana, 2001

Marketing manager
Judith Lessard-Bérubé

Administrator/line producer
Geneviève Duguay

Production coordinators
Audrey Rétho
Colette Allain

Technical coordinators
Daniel Claveau
Jean-François Laprise

Video technical support
Patrick Trahan
Isabelle Painchaud
Pierre Dupont

Audio technical support
Bernard Belley

Legal counsel
Peter Kallianiotis

Producers
Christine Aubé
Jac Gautreau

Executive Producers
Denis McCready
Dominic Desjardins

French Program
Canadian Francophonie Studio – Acadie

A production of
the National Film Board of Canada



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