In a style mixing realism with sardonic humour, Forcier draws a tender portrait of a group of tenants in a working-class neighbourhood gathered for the 43rd birthday of their friend, a loan shark.Free admission, subject to availability. Please make sure to order a ticket online or at the box office.
Through a gallery of colourful characters, mordant humour and jittery camerawork, Forcier draws a tender portrait of a group of friends from a working-class background. The Quebec director captures something genuine as, in this seemingly idyllic community, his characters are busy dredging up their deepest secrets and delivering bald truths about one another. Birthday boy Polo, an unscrupulous loan shark who takes advantage of his friends, clashes with the tenants desperate to find some happiness...
| 92 minutes | 1977
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