Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 97 minutes | 2018
University dermatology professor Marie-Claire is a strong-willed woman. She lives her sexuality freely, which some consider subversive. As she embarks on a research project on skin cells and sexual arousal, her personal and professional lives collide with unexpected results. Renée Beaulieu's second feature is an exploratory work that questions the traditional patterns of domination. Its title in the form of a poetic enigma lends itself to the volatile storyline, as intimate as it is highly topical. Always on the lookout for demanding characters, Brigitte Poupart gives everything she has to this role.Q&A with the cast and crew on October 6thPresented by the Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma
The “firecrackers” in the title are Lou and Chantal, two teens who have way too much to say for their sleepy, isolated town. Bold, volatile, their...
CANADA | 97 minutes | 2018
Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava garnered raves with their play Mouthpiece. Now they’re the stars of veteran filmmaker Patricia Rozema’s screen...
Haida Gwaii is an archipelago some 60 km off the coast of mainland British Columbia. The islands are home to the Haida, whose language is brought back from...
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