Screening at MoMA as part of the Film exhibition Canadian Front 2009.
2009. Canada. Written and directed by Bernard Émond. With Élise Guilbault, Éric Hoziel, Françoise Graton. Émond, a Canadian Front veteran, set his moving new work in a Quebec town whose primary source of employment disappeared a generation ago. When an aging country doctor who cares deeply about his patients needs to leave his post temporarily, he advertises for a substitute caregiver. A woman from the city, frustrated by life in a busy emergency ward, answers his call. This quietly beautiful film chronicles how a newcomer becomes deeply involved in the lives—and deaths—of a community In French; English subtitles. 96 min.
Thursday, March 18, 2010, 4:00 p.m., Theater 1
Saturday, March 20, 2010, 8:00 p.m., Theater 1
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