Germain is a trucker experience. When involved in an accident that causes the death of a woman, her world stops spinning and falls into a worrying state. Consumed by guilt, Germain has not ... See full summary »
After serving 10 years for killing her lover Marco, Annie regains custody of her daughter, but the girl wants nothing to do with her. Desperate and haunted by memories of Marco, Annie sinks into growing confusion between past and present. Surprises await when she returns to the island where the murder took place.
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An Algerian immigrant, few days before receiving his papers to become a Canadian citizen finds out that his 19 years old son has erased all the data from government offices, as a terrorist action, and has disappeared somewhere in Northern Quebec.
With Huguette (his son's girlfriend, a tattoo artist), he leaves in a truck, "borrowed" to his former employer, for the Temiscamingue region where they try to convince this 19 years old revolutionnary not to destroy, with twenty guys, a bunch of passports.
Even if the terrorist underscore of the film sounds weak, it is a great motor of emotions beautifully delivered by the actors. Anger, compassion, love, all leading to a very touching - tear-pulling - ending for the movie, on an almost caricatural national anthem sung by immigrants.
This film is at the image of the new Québec cinema, new faces, new themes, new realities, a new form for the poetic languages, with it's strengths and weaknesses, with a great sense of reality, leaving enough space for the mind to travel.
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