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Vic + Flo ont vu un ours (2013)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 4 September 2013 (France)
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Winner 2013 Silver Bear (Alfred Bauer Prize) Berlin International Film Festival. Vic + Flo Saw a Bear is a darkly mysterious tale of two lesbian ex-cons, Victoria and Florence, trying to ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Victoria Champagne
... Florence Richemont
... Guillaume Perreira-Leduc
... Marina St-Jean / Jackie
Georges Molnar ... Émile Champagne
Olivier Aubin ... Nicolas Smith
... Charlot Smith
... Yvon Champagne
Ramon Cespedes ... Jackie's Assistant
Dany Boudreault ... Go-Kart Driver
Johanne Haberlin ... Barkeeper
Ted Pluviose ... Lover
Raoul Fortier-Mercier ... Cadet
... La Policière
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Winner 2013 Silver Bear (Alfred Bauer Prize) Berlin International Film Festival. Vic + Flo Saw a Bear is a darkly mysterious tale of two lesbian ex-cons, Victoria and Florence, 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. With it's collection of complex and eccentric characters, unexpected plot twists and unsettling humor, director Denis Cote (Curling, Bestiaire) has created an original film that is as once traumatizing, uplifting, and utterly breathless. Written by Anonymous

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(Nov 2017) : Denis Côté's screenplay translated and directed by Michael MacKenzie into a play titled Vic and Flo Saw a Bear at small venue, Centaur Theatre, Montréal with Julie Tamiko Manning as Vic, Natalie Liconti as Flo, Alexandre Lavigne as Daniel and Leslie Baker as Jackie. See more »

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By Guillaume Loisillon (as G.Loizillon), Claude Micheli (as C.Micheli), Barney Wilen (as B.Wilen) and M. Potel
Interpreted by Marie Möör
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13 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

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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