Anne Émond’s debut is a bold huis-clos. After a one-night stand, two rudderless thirty-somethings open up with each other, talking freely about their fears and their era.
Giving voice to a generation of anxious, rudderless young adults, the filmmaker creates a portrait of Nikolai and Clara. After meeting at a club, they get together and have sex. The unexpected aftermath is a night of talking and musing about their anxieties, lives and era. The antithesis of the classic romantic comedy, and a painful huis-clos on the malaise of early middle age, this debut feature established Anne Émond as a unique and essential voice in contemporary Quebec cinema.35mm...
| 91 minutes | 2011
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