First images of the film “SUZANNE ET CHANTAL” by Rachel Graton in official competition of the Regard Festival

“SUZANNE AND CHANTAL” by Rachel Graton with BEATRICE PICARD and ANNE-MARIE CADIEUX in official competition of the Festival Regard

Panache Films and Christal Films are pleased to announce that the film Suzanne & Chantal directed by Rachel Graton has been selected in the official competition and will be eligible for the Canadian Grand Prix, Jury Prize, Audience Award of the 26 REGARD Festival that will take place face-to-face from March 23 to 27 in Saguenay Y March 28 to April 10, 2022 online.

Susanna and Chantal, short film written and directed by Rachel Graton, produced by Sébastien Létourneau and Christian Larouche. The film stars Béatrice Picard, Anne-Marie Cadieux, Jean-François Casabonne, and Johanne Garneau in the lead roles.


This morning, Chantal (60 years old) picks up Suzanne (92 years old) by car. The latter seems more nervous than usual. Chantal attributes her behavior to her health problems and the exam that she has to go to the hospital in the afternoon. They must first go to the hairdresser where Chantal works. Arriving at the salon, Chantal is intercepted by her boss who asks her to give him what she owes him. But this week, she has no money for him… This week, she has a surprise for him. Suzanne et Chantal is a film about friendship, solidarity and life force.

In the cinema, Rachel Graton, is part of the distribution of feature films miracle, It is the heart that dies last Y The Directory of Disappeared Peoples. She is present on the small screen in all the truth, New address, Trauma Y helping beatrice. Rachel Graton is also in syndication for the popular series. the simons and the second season of Miscellaneous facts in 2018. In 2020, Rachel becomes the series a family bond Y also stars in the detective series Robot sketch currently broadcast on TVA and a second season of which is in production. Since leaving the national school, he has played many roles in the theater such as in a life for twopresented at Espace Go, We don’t play with love. Y Thirstyat the Denise-Pelletier Theatre, The prince of enjoyers at the Theater du Rideau Vert, The Tartuffe at the New World Theater. As an author she gets all 23Y Gratien-Gélinas Prize, and the 2019 Marcel-Dubé Prize, as well as a nomination for the Governor General’s Literary Award for his text The night from 4 to 5 of which he recently shot a hybrid recording for Télé-Québec. The same year, she co-wrote and co-directed the short film Manon loves hockey with Sarah-Maude Beauchesne.

Susanna and Chantal It is produced by Panache Films and Christal Films with the financial support of SODEC and the contribution of exceptional partners: Cinélume, PostModerne and Désert Blanc. »


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