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QUéBEC, Canada | 132 minutes | 2019
Montreal is snowed under. While the downtown cranes dance their hypnotic ballet, two strangers meet randomly in an unfinished apartment. Their chance encounter leads to a violent attraction and a dependency beyond reason. One man is a Russian-born professional acrobat whose future is jeopardized by a broken leg. The other is a buttoned-down, well groomed man of few words. Which one dominates? Which one manipulates? As it turns out, love is painful and human relations are complex. For his dreamy, meditative sixth feature, Rodrigue Jean trains his singular lens on a story both mysterious and sexually explicit.Q&A with the two main actors on October 15thThe film is intended for an adult audience (18 +)In collaboration with les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma
Vancouver Film Festival
Selected filmographyLove in the Time of Civil War (2014)Men for Sale (2009)Lost Song (2008)Yellowknife (2002)Full Blast (1999)
Jackie, a teen in late-80s Newfoundland, is dealing with the trials of adolescence – friendship, dating, wanting to belong vs. having to conform – as...
QUéBEC, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, CANADA | 101 minutes | 2019
At the end of the Second World War, Elsa, a young Inuk woman, must come to terms with motherhood after she is raped — and with the changing epoch ushered...
QUéBEC, NUNAVUT, CANADA | 99 minutes | 2019
Rosie is barefoot in the rain in the streets of Vancouver. She is very young, pregnant, on the run and in danger. Older and better-off Áila takes her...
BRITISH COLUMBIA, NORWAY, CANADA | 105 minutes | 2019
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