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LEAP BEFORE YOU LOOK

Directed by Stephane Goldsand
What happens when your spouse is ready to have kids but you are not?

Videos

Trailer - LEAP BEFORE YOU LOOK

Overview

Genre
Personal Doc, Portrait, Contemporary Issues, Human Interest, and Society
Synopsis

Faced with his wife’s desire to become a mother, filmmaker Stephane Goldsand goes on a quest to find out how people decide to have kids and identify the sources of his own hesitation. What emerges is an intimate story, peppered with humor and poignancy, where memories and present moments converge in an effort to redefine a couple’s future.

Leap Before You Look is a first-person short documentary that combines various storytelling styles, including vérité, interviews, narration, animations and family archival material.

Stage
finished
Running time
21 and 22 minutes

Credits

  • Stephane Goldsand ... Director
  • Stephane Goldsand ... Editor
  • Jon Vatne ... Cinematographer
  • Stephane Goldsand ... Cinematographer/ Producer

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Catharsis Media
Country
United States
Years of Production
2010
Locations
New York City, Mexico City

Distribution Details

Release year
2011
Festivals
2011: DocsBarcelona Documentary Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival, Cambridge Film Festival, Morelia International Film Festival, DOCUTAH Documentary Film Festival, EDINDOCS Documentary Film Festival, Arizona International Film Festival
Awards
2011: Best Documentary, St. Petersburg Beginning Film Festival; Audience Award, Fine Cuts Series
Language
English, some French
Subtitles
Spanish, French and English

Photos

Stephane - therapy animation - small_thumb

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