Québec’s “Maple Spring” is the backdrop for the story of four activists who take matters into their own hands to bring about social change. After the memorable Laurentie (2011), the Denis/Lavoie duo are back with a feature-length drama liberally inspired by the 2012 student protests in Quebec. Building on their favourite theme — civic engagement — the two filmmakers question the scope and impact of militancy in a neoliberal era. Their new work, set to the backdrop of the...
| 183 minutes | 2016
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