France / 2019 / 48' / Italian premiere
In Canada's Far North, some men live in the wilderness, isolated from the world. They chose this region for its beauty. Yet, by mining, they play a part in destroying it. North questions the ambivalence of these men's relationship with their territory and nature.
After studying history and cinema at the Sorbonne, Leslie Lagier worked as a first assistant director for a few years and then became an editor and a director. She makes films that mix genres (fiction, documentary, experimental) and focus particularly on places: they question their history, real or fictional, collective or personal, and explore the relationships that are forged with their inhabitants.