United States - The English track
Louis Belanger is sitting in a tent deep in the Quebec wilderness, 700km north-east of Montreal. The location is doubling for Canada's Northwest Territory, 2,000km to the northwest. "This is the closest we could get to the real thing while making the logistics possible," he says. Twenty-one days into principal photography, the writer-director of The Timekeeper is looking as tired and gaunt as the railway chain-gang he is filming.