The Botanist

Maude Plante-Husaruk and Maxime Lacoste-LebuisCanada20 minutes201614AColourKyrgyz Russian

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This startling documentary by Montreal-based Maude Plante-Husaruk and Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis draws us deep into Tajikstan, where a delightfully iconoclastic botanist uses everything and anything around him to make life for his family a little less difficult.

Ce saisissant documentaire des réalisateurs montréalais Maude Plante-Husaruk et Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis nous plonge au Tadjikistan, où un botaniste formidablement iconoclaste utilise tout ce qui se trouve autour de lui pour rendre la vie de sa famille moins difficile.

director
Maude Plante-Husaruk

Maude Plante-Husaruk is Canadian photographer and filmmaker who uses her camera as a tool to document social issues around the world. Driven by the desire to master the arts of visual storytelling, she continues to work on long term projects in the region. The Botanist (17) is her latest short film.

director
Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis

Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis is a Canadian filmmaker and composer who crafts music from the sounds and inspiration he collects around the world. Every year, his musical works are featured in hundreds of films, games, and audio-visual projects across the globe. The Botanist (17) is his latest short film.

Additional Credits

Director
Maude Plante-Husaruk, Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis
Executive Producer
Maude Plante-Husaruk, Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis
Cinematographer
Maude Plante-Husaruk
Music
Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis
US Distributor
Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis