Mars & April

Released July 6th 2012

A film by Martin Villeneuve

Produced by Anne-Marie Gélinas, Benoît Beaulieu and Martin Villeneuve

With Jacques Languirand, Caroline Duvernas, Paul Ahmarani and Robert Lepage

Adapted from two acclaimed graphic novels, Mars & Avril is set in a futuristic Montreal, where humanity is about to set foot on Mars. Jacob Obus (Jacques Languirand), a charismatic musician, takes pride in slowing down time by playing instruments inspired by women’s bodies, designed by his friend, Arthur (Paul Ahmarani). A love triangle develops when Jacob and Arthur both fall in love with Avril (Caroline Dhavernas), a young photographer. Enter Eugène Spaak (Robert Lepage), inventor, cosmologist and Arthur’s father, who unveils a new theory about man’s desire to rech Mars and helps Jacob find the true meaning of life and love.

CANADA | 2012 | DRAMA, FANTASY | 90 MINUTES | HD

FRENCH WITH ENGLISH AND FRENCH SUBTITLES

A trippy sci-fi fable about the musicality of the universe that’s set in Montreal and on the Red Planet, the sumptuously designed Mars & April is certainly one of a kind.
— Boyd Van Hoeij, Variety