UNTIL BRANCHES BEND


[ 2022 . Canada/Switzerland ]


Synopsis



In writer-director Sophie Jarvis’ compelling debut, set in the seemingly peaceful Okanagan, a distraught cannery worker discovers an invasive insect that could threaten the livelihood of her entire town.

Set in the blistering heat of British Columbia’s seemingly peaceful Okanagan during its growing season, Until Branches Bend is a compelling debut drama from writer-director Sophie Jarvis (TIFF ’12’s The Worst Day Ever) that examines how nature can interrupt our best-laid plans.



Cast



GRACE GLOWICKI
ALEXANDRA ROBERTS
QUELEMIA SPARROW
LOCHLYN MUNRO
COLE SPARROW-CRAWFORD
ANTOINE DESROCHERS
JANET WALMSLEY
PAUL KULAR


Crew



writer & director SOPHIE JARVIS
producers TYLER HAGAN, SARA BLAKE, MAGALI GILLION-KRIZAJ, MICHELA PINI, OLGA LAMONTANARA 
cinematographer JEREMY COX
production designer CHARLIE HANNAH
editor KANE STEWART
composer KIERAN JARVIS



Supporters



Telefilm Canada, Swiss Federal Office, Canada Media Fund, Creative BC, CRAVE, RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera


Distribution



Photon Films (Canada)
TVCO (International Sales)


Festivals & Awards



World Premiere - TIFF 2022


Awards



Vancouver International Film Festival Best BC Film 


Other Festivals



FIN - Atlantic Film Festival 2022
Calgary International Film Festival 2022
Vancouver International Film Festival 2022
Cinefest Sudbury 2022