Copenhagen in autumn. The cold and often grey weather presides over this magnificent Northern city. The atmosphere is both festive and melancholic. A group of Danish film students and their French Canadian professor are involved in a series of romantic dramas where learning applies as much to life as it does to the art that seeks to imitate it.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Born in Quebec, Canada, Philippe Lesage directed four feature documentaries including Can We Live Together? (2006), How Can You Tell If the Little Fish Are Happy (2009), and Laylou (2012). Ce cœur qui bat (The Heart That Beats, 2010) won many prizes including the Jutra Film Award for best documentary. Meanwhile, he has been teaching film studies at the European Film College in Denmark. He also initiated his first feature fiction there, Copenhague A Love Story. Now directing his sixth film entitled The Demons, an autobiographical feature fiction about his childhood in a mundane and scary suburb of Montreal.