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Lyne Charlebois (screenplay)
Marie-Sissi Labrèche (story)
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Release Date:
8 February 2008 (Canada) See more »
An erotic drama about a woman facing her 30th birthday who looks back at her life growing-up with her grandmother, crazy mother and her over-indulgence with men, sex and alcohol. | Add synopsis »
11 wins & 5 nominations See more »
(2 articles)
Genie Awards 2009
 (From Alt Film Guide. 4 April 2009, 6:11 PM, PDT)

'Rain' reigns at Mannheim-Heidelberg
 (From The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News. 17 November 2008, 10:00 AM, PST)

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  (in credits order)

Isabelle Blais ... Kiki (20 & 30 years old)

Jean-Hugues Anglade ... Tcheky

Angèle Coutu ... Mémé
Sylvie Drapeau ... Mère de Kiki / Kiki's Mother
Laurence Carbonneau ... Kiki - 10 years old

Pierre-Luc Brillant ... Mikael Robin

Marie-Chantal Perron ... Caroline

Antoine Bertrand ... Eric
Hubert Proulx ... Antoine
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hortense Bamas ... Élève Céline / Student Celine

Sebastien Beaulac ... Amant
Marc Beaupré ... Père de Kiki
Sandrine Bisson ... Fille DASA #2 / DASA girl #2

Valérie Blais ... Isabelle
Marie Charlebois ... Aline, travailleuse sociale
Renée Cossette ... Maîtresse Thérèse / Teacher Thérèse
Hubert Lemire ... Gars au party
William Monette ... Émile, fils d'Éric
Dominique Pétin ... Tina Brochu
Félixe Ross ... Blonde de Caroline

Directed by
Lyne Charlebois 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lyne Charlebois  screenplay
Marie-Sissi Labrèche  story and screenplay

Produced by
Roger Frappier .... producer
Luc Vandal .... producer
Original Music by
Benoit Jutras  (as Benoît Jutras)
Cinematography by
Steve Asselin 
Film Editing by
Yvann Thibaudeau 
Casting by
Jory Weitz 
Production Design by
Frédéric Page 
Costume Design by
Mariane Carter  (as Marianne Carter)
Makeup Department
Marie-Angèle Protat .... key makeup artist
Ghislaine Sant .... assistant hair stylist
Eric Thivierge .... prosthetic makeup artist
Production Management
Diane Arcand .... production manager
Laurent Communaux .... unit manager
Danny Turgeon .... assistant unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yanick DiVito .... third assistant director
Fanny Hudon .... second assistant director
Art Department
Raymond Larose .... draftsman
Sound Department
Luc Boudrias .... re-recording mixer
Jo Caron .... sound recordist (as Jocelyn Caron)
Gilles Corbeil .... sound
Guy Francoeur .... foley artist
Shaun-Nicholas Gallagher .... a.d.r. mixer
Patrick Lalonde .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Benoit Leduc .... adr recordist
Marie-Lou Morin .... assistant post-synchronization
Guy Pelletier .... dialogue editor
Guy Pelletier .... sound editor
Marcel Pothier .... sound
Nancy Bouchard .... stunt double
Alexandre Cadieux .... stunt rigger
Sonny Hill .... utility stunts
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunt coordinator
Thomas Licconi .... stunt performer (as Thomas Luccioni)
Tommy Mack Turvey .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Pierre Beaulieu .... best boy
Pierre Beaulieu .... electrician
Stephane Boisvert .... generator operator: set
Frédéric Chamberland .... Steadicam operator
Chloé Giroux-lachance .... second assistant camera (as Chloe Giroux)
Eric Lefèbvre .... electrician
Paul Viau .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lisa Arnsby .... wardrobe supervisor
Nathalie Chretien .... key costumer
Editorial Department
Edith Bellehumeur .... assistant editor
Marie-Hélène Bourget .... digital intermediate technician
Arthur Montreuil .... film color timer
Julien Tremblay .... digital intermediate technician
Music Department
Phil Electric .... music research and licensing
Mario Sévigny .... trailer score by (uncredited)
Other crew
Jean-Francois Hall .... figurant

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110 min
Aspect Ratio:
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Highly recommended, 29 March 2016
Author: keenast from Los Angeles

It's really rare to find a good movie, mais voilà, that's one! Excellent acting and great story telling. The time line has a lot of back and forth which might be a bit confusing at the beginning but one gets the hang of it quickly.

There's some reviewers who call this a sad movie, but there's nothing sad about it. Quite the opposite, our lead goes through stations in her life we all go through, trying to make sense out of something that's hard to make sense of - and sex for sure is something that takes a while to figure, make that quite a long while. Our lead actress does a magnificent job leading us through her world.

A very sensible and sensitive film, hats off to all involved.

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