The Quebec webseries I would like to be erased won an award at Cannes.
Presented in official competition at the Canneseries international television festival, the adaptation of Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette’s novel allowed the young 14-year-old Malik Gervais-Aubourg to be crowned Revelation of the Year.
Available on Tou.tv since last March, I would like to be erased depicts the difficult daily life of Mélissa (Sarah-Maxine Racicot), Eddy and Karine (Charlee-Ann Paul), three teenagers from the Saint-Michel district in Montreal. Malik Gervais-Aubourg defends the role of Eddy, a discreet boy victim of bullying at school.
Directed by Eric Piccoli, the series of 8 episodes of 15 to 20 minutes also stars Julie Perreault, Jean-Nicolas Verreault and Schelby Jean-Baptiste.
The distribution of I would like to be erased walked the pink carpet at Canneseries earlier this week. But since Malik Gervais-Aubourg was not on the trip, Eric Piccoli accepted the award on his behalf on Thursday.
Outraged I would like to be erased, Malik Gervais-Aubourg starred in the theatrical adaptation of the film The chorists, directed by Serge Denoncourt. In 2019, the actor, who is continuing his training in piano and choral singing at the Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal, took to the stage at the Théâtre Jean-Duceppe in Héritage (A Raisin in the Sun).