Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 104 minutes | 2018
Marine is 11; her sister Océane is 16. When his life is tragically cut short, their father leaves them with a grieving mother and a pile of debts. Each reacts differently: Océane goes wildly off on a tangent, taking an older first lover, while Marine takes refuge in a fantasy world, speaking to ghosts… Written by Chloé Cinq-Mars, this first feature from David Uloth is a poignant family drama, poetic and moving, with a five-star cast and two riveting young leads — particularly the fiery Éléonore Loiselle, whose androgynous Océane, insolent, thieving, is utterly compelling.Q&A with the cast and crew on October 8th
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 | 104 minutes | 2018
Making a first film can be akin to a calling. Rene starts to realize that as she hamfistedly tries to finish her thesis project. She takes as her subject...
Mary, a world-famous Anishinaabe musician in her sixties, has had enough. Fleeing the hectic pace of touring, her abusive manager and even the love of her...
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