A singular 3D drama that incorporates elements of mystery and science-fiction, this intriguing account of an unlikely encounter between a hermetic farmer and a young woman defies conventional classification.

Short Cuts Canada

The Sparkling River

Felix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël

Playing as part of Short Cuts Canada Programme 1

A hermetic alpaca farmer and a young Chinese woman meet under surprising circumstances. As an errant tourist group ambles around his pastures, the farmer looks on, puzzled but unfazed by his unexpected visitors. This intriguing stereoscopic drama veers toward science fiction and mystery, but is ultimately best left undefined.

ALEX ROGALSKI

Screenings

Sat Sep 07

TIFF Bell Lightbox 2

Regular
9:45pm
Sun Sep 08

TIFF Bell Lightbox 4

Industry
9:00am
Sun Sep 08

TIFF Bell Lightbox 4

Regular
10:45am