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Contre toute espérance (2007)

Covered in blood, Réjeanne Poulin is in a near comatose state as she, a suspect, is being questioned by the police into the death of her husband, Gilles Dubuc, whose gunshot dead body was ... See full summary »

Director:

Bernard Émond

Writer:

Bernard Émond (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Guylaine Tremblay ... Réjeanne Poulin
Guy Jodoin ... Gilles Dubuc
Gildor Roy ... Claude
René-Daniel Dubois ... Lieutenant Allard
Serge Houde ... Jean-Pierre Deniger
Jasmine Dubé Jasmine Dubé ... Propriètaire de la Maison
Annick Bergeron ... Superviseure de Canaworld
Éveline Gélinas ... Gérante World Mart
Josée Guindon Josée Guindon ... Orthophoniste
Carmen Sylvestre ... Madame Lefevre
Yael Guazo Yael Guazo ... Bonne des Deniger
Carmen Ferland ... Patrone de Traiteur (as Carmen Ferlan)
Martin Champagne Martin Champagne ... Nouveau Propriètaire
Caroline Dardenne ... Nouvelle Propriètaire
Céline-Marie Bouchard Céline-Marie Bouchard ... Lectrice de Nouvelles
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Covered in blood, Réjeanne Poulin is in a near comatose state as she, a suspect, is being questioned by the police into the death of her husband, Gilles Dubuc, whose gunshot dead body was found in their home. After she is transferred to a psychiatric hospital and as the police investigate the death, Réjeanne and Gilles' story is told in flashback starting approximately two years earlier when they, then a telephone operator and a long haul trucker respectively both who were making a decent living, bought their modest dream house in idyllic Beloeil, Québec, just outside of Montréal. Their world as they know it starts to disintegrate first when Gilles suffers a stroke. Although Réjeanne can handle the additional work during his recuperation, it's his despondent nature that is more difficult with which to deal. Her already resulting fragile mental state takes a further hit due to some corporate restructuring in her company. These events in combination lead to Réjeanne and Gilles dealing ... Written by Huggo

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Canada

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French | English

Release Date:

16 August 2007 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Summit Circle See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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