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Ricardo Trogi


B: March 25, 1970 in Québec City, Québec

Ricardo Trogi is a director, screenwriter and sometime actor. He made a number of short films between 1994 and 1999, including Second Chance (1999), which screened at the Cannes Film Festival. This short, and several others that were part of the series La course destination monde, which allowed young filmmakers a chance to make short documentaries around the world. Trogi won third place in that competition. He went on to direct television commercials for McDonald’s and Lotto-Quebec, and then moved on to making feature films. His first, a low-budget Gen-X road-trip comedy Québec-Montréal was a box-office hit and won four Jutra Awards, including Best Picture, Director and Screenplay. His third feature, 1981, was selected to open the 2009 Montréal World Film Festival. Originally from Québec, Trogi lives and works in Montréal.

Also see: 1991 Chances.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

C’est arrivé prés de chez nous (1996)
Le Tango de la néve (aka Il Tango della nueve, 1997)
Le Train du nord (1998)
Southend Stomp (1998)
Maurice (1998)
Viandes et substituts (1998)
Second Chance (1999)
One Night (1999)

Québec-Montréal (2002)
Horloge biologique (2005)
1981 (2009)

1987 (2014)
Le mirage (2015)
9 (2016)
1991 (2018)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
La course destination monde (1994-1999)

Smash (2004, mini-series)
La chambre no 13 (2006, mini-series)
Les étoiles filantes (2007, mini-series)
Le berceau des anges (2015, mini-series)
Les Simone (2017)

Credits as an actor:
Québec-Montréal (2002)
Horloge biologique (2005)
1981 (voice, 2009)

Le baiser du barbu (2010)
Bunker (2014)

TV Series – Cast:
Patrice Lemieux 24/7 (2015)

1991, movie, poster,