DOCU/SHORT

Taxi for Two

Year
2013
Country
Canada
Duration
14’
Director
Dan Popa

The film poetically explores the universe of two eccentric Montreal taxi drivers. Taxi Pour Deux places the viewer in the back seat of the taxi as Louis and Jamel take us for a ride in their cab from Port au Prince to Algiers, from overseas to the island of Montreal, the protagonists passionately discuss life, love and death. Aesthetically the film uses panoramic image multiplications to complement the magical realism found in the storytelling.

Production and Sales
Natali Films, Dan Popa, danpopa@natalifilm.com, www.natalifilm.com
Director
Dan Popa

A Montreal-based filmmaker of Romanian origin, who directs and photographs his own work. He studied filmmaking at Concordia University and has worked as a freelancer in both film and design. His main interest is juxtaposing artificial environments against social interactions. His research focuses on the exploration of contradictions, both aesthetically and formally, through new cinematic approaches. In 2006, he opened Natali Film, his own film production company.

Selected Filmography

(selected): Fairweather (2006), Noon (2008), Hellbound for Baja (2010), Metropolitane (2010)

Cinema House, Blue Hall
Cinema House
vul. Saksahanskoho, 6
18 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
26–
March
4
April 2021
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Country
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Country
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Country
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Country
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