Two lesbian ex-cons, Victoria and Florence, are trying to make a new life in the backwoods of Quebec. Seeking peace and quiet, the couple slowly begin to feel under siege as Vic's probation...
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Two lesbian ex-cons, Victoria and Florence, are trying to make a new life in the backwoods of Quebec. Seeking peace and quiet, the couple slowly begin to feel under siege as Vic's probation office keeps unexpectedly popping up and a strange woman in the neighborhood soon turns out to be an increasingly menacing shadow from Flo's past.Written by
It's captivating if you let it, as another reviewer stated here. It's very strange that even though you feel that the movie goes off a couple of times (you could also call it being inconsistent and off-balance), there is a weird enticing element to it. And it's not the fact that we have lesbians in the main role.
There is another level to the movie, that is a layer of mystery, that might leave you with a few questions you might not be able to answer. But you'll either cherish that thought or think that it is redundant. If it's the former you will be able to enjoy the movie to a certain degree. The relationships between characters is very important. But the ending is really not holding back either ... You'll love it or hate it
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