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Denis Villeneuve Week - Day 3: "Incendies" (Canada, 2010)

Denis Villeneuve Week continues here on Plot and Theme with Incendies, the final foreign language film from the director, and his only film to receive an Oscar nod (Best Foreign Language film in 2010).  711 more words

Film Reviews


A film by Denis Villeneuve

Cast: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette

After the death of their mother, twins in Montreal are called to the office of her employer. 350 more words


Movie Review : Incendies (2010)

One thing about French Canadian people that you need to know is that we love our stand-up comedians. We’re crazy about them. In fact, we love them so much that we give them jobs as talk show hosts, politicians and often as movie stars. 882 more words

Movie Review

2014 Sydney Film Festival: Gabrielle

Gabrielle is a 22-year-old woman with Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that often slows cognitive skills while increasing sociability and musical talent. She sings in a Montreal choir with other disabled adults, where she meets and falls in love with the dashingly handsome Martin. 72 more words



Ett baklängesdrama. Fantastiskt och fruktansvärt. Två syskon åker till Mellanöstern efter att deras mor har avlidit. I sitt testamente har hon gett barnen i uppdrag att leverera ett brev vardera till sin far och till sin bror. 55 more words


Flash Movie Review: Incendies

There are people walking this earth who are related to me, but I have no idea who they may be. With my family roots coming out of England, Lithuania and Russia, there is not a trail of records that would form a clear family tree of relatives for me. 329 more words