Spotlight on homegrown cinema
CANADA , France
| 105 minutes | 2017
Fresh look at a homeless, downtrodden couple making their hard-luck way down the snow-covered highways of Canada. The story of a couple of small-time drifters accompanied by an eight-year-old boy, this debut feature by the French-born Canadian director stood out at the last Directors’ Fortnight for its confident staging and the genuine feeling conveyed by its misfit characters. A devastating account of a toxic relationship that manages to avoid pessimism.
The unhealthy relationship between a young man and his grandfather sharing a seedy apartment. Flat-sharing becomes a real challenge when the all-important...
CANADA | 105 minutes | 2017
The director follows up on his short films Land of Men and Poudre with a philosophical first feature. After meeting a female doctoral student, a night...
A warm, compassionate story of female emancipation set in Vancouver’s Chinese community is well served by two talented actresses. Twenty-three years...
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