by Stéphane Lafleur
Canada, 2022, 104', color

The Viking Society is recruiting volunteers for the first manned mission to Mars. The goal is to form a B-team that will mirror the mission here on Earth in order to find solutions to the interpersonal problems that the Mars-bound crew is experiencing. The film tells the story of David, a high school gym teacher, who seizes this opportunity to revive his dream of becoming an astronaut and making a difference.

Stéphane Lafleur
Eric K. Boulianne
Sara Mishara
Sophie Leblond


production design
André-Line Beauparlant
Sophie Lefebvre
Organ Mood
Christophe Lamarche-Ledoux
Mathieu Charbonneau

Steve Laplante (David)
Larissa Corriveau (Steven)
Fabiola N. Aladin
(Janet Adams)
Hamza Haq (Gary)
Denis Houle (Liz)
Marie Brassard
(Christiane Comte)
Martin-David Peters
Marie-Laurence Moreau (Isabelle)
Christopher Heyerdahl
(Mr Roy Walker)

Luc Déry
Kim McCraw

world sales
Sphère Films International

Stéphane Lafleur is a filmmaker, musician and film editor. His first feature film, Continental, un film sans fusil (2007) had its world premiere at the Giornate degli Autori. The film won the Citytv Award for Best Canadian First Feature Film at the Toronto International Film Festival. En terrains connus (2011) won the Ecumenical Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival. Tu dors Nicole had its world premiere in The DirectorsFortnight at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014. Lafleur has edited numerous films including Monsieur Lazhar and La déesse des mouches à feu. Hes also the leader of the folk band Avec pas dcasque and half of the instrumental duo Feu doux.

2022 Viking
2014 Tu dors Nicole (You’re Sleeping Nicole)

2011 En terrains connus (Familiar Grounds)
2007 Continental, un film sans fusil
(Continental, a Film Without Guns)