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Director:
Writers:
Joseane Brunelle (translation)
Tristan Tondino (translation)
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Release Date:
22 April 2011 (Canada) See more »
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Plot:
The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Isabelle Blais ... Nathalie

Zach Braff ... Henry Welles
Patrick Labbé ... Michel
Julian Lo ... Johnny
Aimee Lee ... Wai Lin (as Aimée Lee)
Pierre Gendron ... Detective Lambert
Sean Lu ... Kenny
Anick Lemay ... Julie
Nicole Braber ... Lille
Graham Cuthbertson ... Ian

Mylene Savoie ... Anna
Tony Robinow ... Dr. Rosen
Joujou Turenne ... Nurse 1

Kyle Switzer ... Eli
Ian Finlay ... Paul
Shan Chetty ... Martin
Anik Matern ... Urban Wife

Victor Andres Turgeon-Trelles ... Student (as Victor Andres Trelles Turgeon)
Paul-Antoine Taillefer ... Medical Resident
Karine Lavergne ... Pascale
Matthew McKay ... Gavin

Patrick John Costello ... Hipster (as Patrick Costello)
Nicole Jones ... Isabelle
Qamar Abbas ... New Father
Susan Bain ... Nurse 2

Paula Jean Hixson ... Olivia
Valérie Ouimet-Chiriaeff ... Sarah
William Phan ... Teenage Boy
Richard Robitaille ... Urban Bartender
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maximilien Garneau-Pillet ... Johnny's Friend

Robert Higden ... Urban Husband

Directed by
Deborah Chow 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joseane Brunelle  translation
Deborah Chow  written by
Tristan Tondino  translation

Produced by
Kim Berlin .... producer
Heidi Levitt .... executive producer
Susan Schneir .... producer
 
Original Music by
Normand Corbeil 
 
Cinematography by
Claudine Sauvé 
 
Film Editing by
Jonathan Alberts 
Benjamin Duffield 
 
Casting by
Heidi Levitt 
 
Production Design by
Susan C. MacQuarrie 
 
Makeup Department
Jessica Heeren .... makeup artist
Melissa Purino .... key makeup artist
Rocco Stallone .... hair stylist
Hanna Yee .... head of hair department
 
Production Management
Karl Archambault .... unit manager
Diandra Yoselevitz .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Sophie Cloutier .... sound trainee
Philippe Mercier .... sound mixer
Bruno Pucella .... sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Dean Lewis .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunt coordinator (stunt double)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Auclair .... best boy grip
Philippe Bossé .... additional still photographer
Michel R. Carron .... gaffer
Alexandre Gazé .... electrician
Simon Hébert .... key grip
Serge Larouche .... best boy electric
D.J. Matrundola .... electrician
Raphaël Simard .... electrician
Jan Thijs .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Johanne Titley .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Claude-Sophie Barsalo-lacoursière .... assistant editor
Dean Lewis .... colorist
 
Music Department
John Barrett .... assistant score mixing engineer
John Barrett .... assistant scoring engineer
Andy Brown .... conductor
Andy Brown .... contractor
Diandra Yoselevitz .... music supervisor
 

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92 min
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Canada:14A (Alberta/Ontario) | Canada:G (Québec)
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Henry Welles:Sometimes I wonder how I got to be this person. It's like, you have a version in your head of who you think you are. And then one day you realize, maybe you aren't that. Even though you think you're really kind, and good a heart... Really you're just the sum total of a bunch of bad decisions and stupid behavior.
Nathalie:Henry, you are one of the kindest people I know, and no amount of stupidity could change that.
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12 out of 53 people found the following review useful.
Academic movie, 23 January 2011
Author: GridoulovesTO from Strasbourg

I just saw that movie at Tiff bell box , it was on the Canada top ten list of this year. This is the first movie of Deborah Show.Pretty amazing cast. The title contrary of what some people thought is really boring it says everything: you are going to see a drama, you are going to experience what life is dealing with.

The story makes us remember of 21 grams without a so specific direction. I would say, its a good movie but nothing in ordinary about it even though the main idea was unique ( I personally never heard about it ), it seems that Deborah didn't show anything specific about her way to direct, but she's maybe too young for that..

Lots of cliché , the direction don't give us any chance to be surprise, in contrary it's pretty sad how much everything we expect to happen, happens.. I was pretty disappointed about some scene which were too neutral, without any emotion contrary of what we could expected.

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