2009. Canada. Bernard Émond. 96 min.
Thursday, March 18, 2010, 4:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
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.