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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 15th

The film is intended for an adult audience (18 +)

In collaboration with les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma

Vancouver Film Festival

Programs

Tuesday October 15, 2019

Program #147
18:15
Cinéma du Musée

Thursday October 17, 2019

Program #183
18:30
Cinéma du Parc 3

Rodrigue Jean

No biography

Selected filmography
Love in the Time of Civil War (2014)
Men for Sale (2009)
Lost Song (2008)
Yellowknife (2002)
Full Blast (1999)

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Rodrigue Jean
  • Producer Maxime Bernard
  • Cast Yury Paulau, Sébastien Ricard

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