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Julie Vincent ...
Suzanne
Germain Houde ...
Le violeur
Paul Savoie ...
Philippe
Monique Miller ...
La réalisatrice
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La monteuse
Luce Guilbeault ...
Une cliente
Christiane Raymond ...
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Muriel Dutil ...
L'epouse (as Murielle Dutil)
Julie Morand ...
La secrétaire
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Pierre Gobeil ...
Le policier
Jean-Pierre Masson ...
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Michèle Mercure ...
La soeur de Philippe
Léo Munger ...
Une violée
André Pagé ...
Le gynécologue
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A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womenhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape. Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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A moving, disturbing statement.
29 March 2002 | by (Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

As deranging as it may be, this film is a landmark and to me represents a decisive moment in Quebec cinema, taking the feminist movement to the screen with violence and truth. Those willing to sit through the first 15 minutes, a long, harsh rape scene shot through the eyes of the victim, will discover a thoroughly disturbing and highly human piece of cinematic art.


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