CANADA, France | 93 minutes | 1994

A charismatic French writer passing through Montreal, a young female student who idolizes him, her shrewish mother, a discarded husband and a good-natured boxer make up the highly colourful cast of characters gravitating around Léa, a teenage girl whose boyfriend has taken up with her mother Lizette. The story of a romantic rivalry between a matriarch and her two daughters that leads to betrayals and disappointments, The Wind from Wyoming is Forcier at his best: delightfully absurd interactions between hilariously oddball characters, deep empathy with his actors and a sweetly nutty visual poetry.

Presented by Éléphant: mémoire du cinéma québécois

Best Canadian Film & FIPRESCI prize - Montreal World Film Festival 1994


Saturday October 19, 2019

Program #235
Cinémathèque - Salle Principale

André Forcier

No biography

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Patrice Arbour, André Forcier, Jacques Marcotte
  • Producer Nardo Castillo, Claude Léger
  • Cast Céline Bonnier, France Castel, François Cluzet

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