OUR LOVED ONES
DCP/HD - 2015 - Canada - 102min - Color - Drama
OUR LOVED ONES
Original title: Les Êtres Chers
A film by Anne Emond
The film follows the lives of David and his daughter Laurence. The story begins in 1978 in a small village on the Lower St. Lawrence, as the Leblanc family is rocked by the tragic death of Guy. Husband to Aline and father to five children, Guy is found dead in the basement of the family home. For many years, the real cause of his death is hidden from certain members of the family, his son David among them. In turn, David starts his own family with his wife Marie. He lovingly raises his children, Laurence and Frédéric, but deep down he still carries with him a kind of unhappiness. “Les êtres chers” (“Our Loved Ones”) is a film of filial love, family secrets, redemption and what is handed down.
Original language: French
Produced by: Metafilms
Toronto International Film Festival 2015 - Contemporary World Cinema Locarno Film Festival 2015 - Concorso cineasti del presente
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Anne Émond is a Montreal-based screenwriter and filmmaker. In 2011, she directs her first feature film, “Night #1”. The movie is selected in more than thirty international film festivals, including TIFF, Busan and Rotterdam Film Festivals. It won many awards and was distributed in many countries, including France and USA. Her second feature, “Our Loves Ones” will be released at Locarno Film Festival in 2015. The shooting of her third film, “Nelly” will star in September 2015.