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The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open

Please note that this event is now archived.

Available:from June 18 at noon to June 25, 2020


                                    Poster of The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open

Grand Prix Focus Québec/Canada – Festival du nouveau cinéma – 2019
Best Canadian feature film, honourable mention | Toronto International Film Festival – 2019
Best Canadian Film of the Year – Toronto Films Critics Association – 2019
Official selection | Berlinale (Germany) – 2019
6 nominations – Prix Écrans canadiens 2020

Two Indigenous women from vastly different backgrounds find their worlds colliding as one of them, Rosie, is fleeing a violent domestic attack. What begins as an urgent and terrifying escape, tentatively expands as the women weave a fragile bond in their short time together while navigating the complexities of motherhood and the ongoing legacy of colonialism.

Director

Elle-­Máijá Tailfeathers, Kathleen Hepburn

Screenplay

Elle-­Máijá Tailfeathers, Kathleen Hepburn

Country

Canada - Colombie-Britannique and Norway

Year

2019

Duration

1h45

Category

Fiction

Language

English, subtitled in French

Distribution

Level film
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Watch the film PRESENTATION

Discover the interview with Rachida Azdouz, previously member of the jury of the FCMS International Competition, who presents her analysis of the film.

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