Spotlight on homegrown cinema
CANADA , France
| 105 minutes | 2017
Fresh look at a homeless, downtrodden couple making their hard-luck way down the snow-covered highways of Canada. The story of a couple of small-time drifters accompanied by an eight-year-old boy, this debut feature by the French-born Canadian director stood out at the last Directors’ Fortnight for its confident staging and the genuine feeling conveyed by its misfit characters. A devastating account of a toxic relationship that manages to avoid pessimism.
At the crossroads of genres, a complex cinematic portrait that sets out to give a voice to the people the system forgot. For his first feature, Vancouver...
CANADA | 105 minutes | 2017
An unusual film dedicated to the maker of La Jetée, the most legendary of unknown filmmakers. With his experimental, evocative, poetic docu- mentaries,...
A warm, compassionate story of female emancipation set in Vancouver’s Chinese community is well served by two talented actresses. Twenty-three years...
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