Tim, a shy 16 years old athlete, is both brilliant and talented. But the pressure he undergoes pushes him to the edge, where human limits reach the point of no return.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Antoine Olivier Pilon ... Tim
Sophie Nélisse ... Jennifer
Lou-Pascal Tremblay Lou-Pascal Tremblay ... Jeff
David Boutin ... Pierre
Patrice Godin ... M. Sullivan
Robert Naylor ... Francis
Anthony Therrien ... Patrick
Guillaume Gauthier ... David
Irdens Exantus ... Fred
Karl-Antoine Suprice Karl-Antoine Suprice ... Sydney
Laurie-Jade Rochon ... Zoé
Benoit Finley ... Surveillant (as Benoît Finley)
Renée Cossette ... Directrice Mathieu
Émile Mailhiot Émile Mailhiot ... Professur d'éducation physique
Ariane Jeudy Ariane Jeudy ... Isabelle


Tim is a grade 11 student dealing with loss of his mother several years ago and his own sexuality at 16 going on 17. He was a star runner as a 12 year old with his mother as his coach. With his mother's death he gave up running and him and his friend are chemistry nerds who are bullied and harassed by the jocks at school. Tim eventually returns to running and expands his group of friends. HIs main competitor on the track, Jeff, continues his harassment and resorts to blackmail to hurt Tim's performance on the track with disastrous results. Written by PrairieKid

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The school seen in the film is École Secondaire Jacques-Rousseau in Longueuil, QC See more »


The movie was filmed in the winter but there is no way the provincial track meets would be held at that time of the year because of the impact of the cold weather on performance results. See more »


Tim: There are two ways to solve one's problems: either shut up and do nothing, or shut up and deal with it yourself. I pick the second one.
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a film about...
31 January 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

...life. everything. people. hate. sacrifice. many words define this film who is more a feeling but a story. sure, at first sigh, too many. but , after a time, you discover it as a sort of cry. or a mirror reflecting yours frustrations. it is an useful film. and one of interesting frescoes of contemporany society. that is all. a teenager. and his life. decisions. and a gesture as end of circle.nothing more.

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15 March 2017 (France) See more »

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Longueuil, Quebec, Canada See more »

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