Fake Tattoos Highlighted Around the World

Critically acclaimed film Fake Tattoos (Les faux tatouages) has been making the rounds in the international festival circuit and seeing a tremendous amount of success along the way.

Directed by Pascal Plante, Fake Tattoos is a love story set to a punk soundtrack about a one-night stand that turned into so much more. The film captures adolescent turmoil on the margins of society.To date, the film has received the 2017 Focus Québec/Canada Grand Prize presented by Post-Moderne at the Festival du nouveau de cinéma of Montréal, the 2018 Best Screenplay for a Canadian film at the Vancouver Critics Film Circle and an honourable mention at Slamdance 2018.

Starring Anthony Therrien, Rose-Marie Perreault, Lysandre Nadeau, Brigitte Poupart, Nicole-Sylvie Lagarde, Léona Rousseau — Fake Tattoos continues to receive positive sentiments from film critics worldwide. Variety writes:

“That mixture of the ephemeral and the eternal is what “Fake Tattoos” understands and enshrines so sweetly, permanently inking in a vivid, unsmudged outline of young love that’s as hokey and touching and sincere as a heart with a dagger through it.” – Nick Clement, Variety

Read more from Variety about director Pascal Plante.

The acclaim isn’t only being given out by reviewers – this cast and crew have a strong affection and respect for each other – Pascal Plante had only praise for Rose-Marie Perreault on the red carpet of the Fake Tattoos screening. 

While soaking up their success around the world, these young actors always make sure to have fun – Anthony Therrien told us his favourite moment from the Berlin International Film Festival is actually the parties – quelle surprise!