Screened in May 2011
Director: Denis Villeneuve. Cast: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Rémy Girard, Abdelghafour Elaaziz, Mohamed Majd. Screenplay: Denis Villeneuve (based on the play by Wajdi Mouawad).
Twitter Capsule: Odd, itchy combo of tragedy in its most flamboyant and most astringent modes. Austere images save overdetermined plot.

Photo © 2010 Micro_Scope/Sony Pictures Classics
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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Academy Award Nominations:
Best Foreign Language Film

Other Awards:
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Foreign Language Film
Genie Awards (Canadian Oscars): Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actress (Azabal); Best Adapted Screenplay; Best Cinematography (André Turpin); Best Film Editing (Monique Dartonne); Best Sound; Best Sound Editing

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