Friday, October 25
Friday, October 25, 7 p.m.
A BROTHER’S LOVE
Séville. Dramatic Comedy – Director: Monia Chokri (117 min.)
Cast: Anne-Élisabeth Bossé, Patrick Hivon, Evelyne Brochu, Micheline Bernard
What happens when a woman worries a bit too much about her beloved brother’s love life? Winner of The Festival de Cannes’s jury’s Coup de Coeur award.
Friday, October 25, 9:30 p.m.
SERIAL BAD WEDDINGS 2
AZ Films. Comedy – Director: Philippe de Chauveron (99 min.)
Cast: Christian Clavier, Chantal Lauby, Ary Abittan, Medi Sadoun, Frédéric Chau, Noom Diawara
In this second installment of the Verneuil family adventures, Mr. and Mrs. Verneuil learn that their daughters, sons-in-law and grandchildren are planning to leave the country because they cannot find work. The two will do everything, even the unthinkable, to convince them all to stay in France.
Friday, October 25, 11:30 p.m.
Memento. Erotic drama – Director: Lou Jenet (107 min.)
Cast: Noémie Merlant, Niels Schneider, Benjamin Lavernhe, Camélia Jordana, Amira Casar, Mathilde Warnier
At the start of the twentieth century, a young married woman is initiated to love and literature by a photographer poet who is obsessed with eroticism. Their passionate liaison will be disconcerting. Inspired by the correspondence between Pierre Louys and one of his models.
Saturday, October 26
Saturday, October 26, 1 p.m.
LES AVENTURES DE RÉMI (NOBODY’S BOY)
TVA. Drama – Director: Antoine Blossier (108 min.) IN FRENCH ONLY
Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Maleaume Paquin, Jacques Perrin, Virginie Ledoyen, Ludivine Sagnier, Albane Masson
Rémi, an eight-year-old boy with a gift for singing and no family, is hired out to a travelling artist who wants to keep him away from the orphanage. Together, they go through stunning adventures and encounters. Adapted from Hector Malot’s classic novel.
Saturday, October 26, 3 p.m.
MADEMOISELLE DE JONCQUIÈRE
K Films. Drama – Director: Emmanuel Mouret (111 min.)
Cast: Cécile de France, Edouard Baer, Alice Isaaz, Natalia Dontcheva, Laure Calamy
In the eighteenth century, a rich widow, Madame de la Pommeraye, is seduced by a flirty marquis. When he falls in a love with a pretty young woman, the widow plans a horrible vengeance. A delightful variant of Dangerous Liaisons.
Saturday, October 26, 5 p.m.
Axia. Thriller – Director: Olivier Masset-Depasse (97 min)
Cast: Veerle Baetens, Anne Coesens, Mehdi Nebbou, Arieh Worthalter, Jules Lefebvre, Luan Adam
In the 1960s, Céline and Alice are neighbours and great friends, and their children often play together. But when tragedy strikes, their perception of fiction and reality is turned on its head.
Saturday, October 26, 7 p.m.
Séville. Comedy – Director: Émile Gaudreault (111 min.)
Cast: Louis-José Houde, Antoine Bertrand, Catherine Chabot, Geneviève Schmidt, Anne-Élisabeth Bossé
When a compulsive liar wakes up one morning to realise that his lies are becoming reality and endangering the whole planet, he panics and enlists his twin brother and a charming translator to look for solutions.
Saturday, October 26, 9:30 p.m.
WHO YOU THINK I AM
Axia. Drama – Director: Safy Nebbou (101 min)
Cast: Juliette Binoche, Nicole Garcia, François Civil, Marie-Ange Casta, Charles Berling
For pure enjoyment, a divorced fifty-year-old teacher pretends to be a young woman of 24 on a dating site. When a fascinating young man shows interest in her, the deceitful practice takes a whole new turn. What will happen next? Adapted from Camille Laurens’s novel.
Saturday, October 26, 11:30 p.m.
THE NATURALLY WANTON PLEASURE OF SKIN
Filmoption. Drama – Director: Renée Beaulieu (97 min.)
Casts: Brigitte Poupart, Vincent Leclerc, Nathalie Cavezzali, Romane Denis, Pierre Kwenders
Marie-Claire, who is in an open marriage, uses her extra-marital adventures to document her researches on skin cells and sexuality. Will there be consequences?
Sunday, October 27
Sunday, October 27, 1 p.m.
BY THE GRACE OF GOD
MK2. Drama – Director: François Ozon (138 min.)
Cast: Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud, Bernard Verley, Josiane Balasko
When a family man sees a priest who abused him sexually as a child on television, he decides to denounce him. With the compliance of other victims, he hopes to have the priest removed from ministry. Based on the Barbarin case.
Sunday, October 27, 4 p.m.
Maison 4:3. Dramatic Comedy – Director: Anne Émond (97 min.)
Cast: Alexane Jamieson, Léanne Désilets, Robin Aubert, Gabriel Beaudet, Antoine Desrochers
A chubby teenager of 14 discovers the different forms of love and friendship over the course of a summer. Despite life’s deceptions, abuses, and frustrations, will she find a way to blossom?
Sunday, October 27, 6 p.m.
THE FALL OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE
Séville. Social Satire – Director: Denys Arcand (129 min.)
Cast: Alexandre Landry, Maripier Morin, Rémy Girard, Louis Morissette, Maxim Roy, Pierre Curzi
A modest delivery man inadvertently witnesses a failed bank robbery and decides to run with the money left behind. With the help of improvised accomplices, he will find somewhat illegal ways to make the money yield a profit.
Sunday, October 27, 9 p.m.
AND THE BIRDS RAINED DOWN
MK2. Dramatic Comedy – Director: Louise Archambault (126 min.)
Cast: Gilbert Sicotte, Andrée Lachapelle, Rémy Girard, Eve Landry, Éric Robidoux, Louise Portal
Three friends, in their eighties and a little wild, live in a region threatened by (forest) fires. When an elderly woman and a photojournalist arrive in the area, troubling memories from the past resurface and their lives take a refreshing new turn.
Friday, November 1st
Friday, November 1st, 7 p.m.
FLORENT VOLLANT, FAISEUR DE MAKUSHAM
PVP. Documentary – Director: Éli Laliberté (50 min.) IN FRENCH ONLY
Cast: Florent Vollant
Florent Vollant is a singer-songwriter activist from Québec’s Côte-Nord. Here he shares his story, that of his passion for music, his experience as a member of the duo Kashtin and the importance of passing on your culture to younger musicians.
Friday, November 1st, 9 p.m.
Cast: Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine, Yamie Grégoire,· Étienne Galloy, Brigitte Poupart, Cédrick Ambroise,· Douglas Grégoire, Caroline Vachon
Andrew Noble. Drama – Director : Myriam Verreault (116 min.)
When a young Innu woman of 17 falls in love with a White man, her relationship with her best friend is shaken. Will she leave her community to be with him? What will happen to them all?
Saturday, November 2
Saturday, November 2, 1 p.m.
BELLE ET SÉBASTIEN, LE DERNIER CHAPÎTRE
Séville. Adventure – Director: Clovis Cornillac (92 min.) IN FRENCH ONLY
Cast: Félix Bossuet, Tchéky Karyo, Clovis Cornillac, Thierry Neuvic, Margaux Chatelier, André Penvern
In this third and final installment of Belle and Sebastian’s adventures, Belle and her puppies are kidnapped, and Sébastien and his friend César will stop at nothing, not wind nor cold, to rescue them.
Saturday, November 2, 3 p.m.
OLD AGE AND HOPE
Maison 4:3. Documentary – Director: Fernand Dansereau (87 min.)
Cast: Fernand Dansereau, Marcel Sabourin, Jean-Claude Labrecque, Jean Beaudin
Elderly people and specialists in gerontology, psychology and philosophy talk about the difficulties of growing old in our society. How does one remain positive and hopeful?
Saturday, November 2, 5 p.m.
THE FAR SHORE
Axia. Comedy – Director: David Uloth (104 min.)
Cast: Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maèva Tremblay, Éléonore Loiselle, Réal Bossé, Émilie Bierre
After the father’s death, a young mother and her 11 and 17-year-old daughters struggle with mourning. Amidst financial difficulties and troubles in school and in their love lives, they must learn to help each other in order to survive and stay together.
Saturday, November 2, 7 p.m.
THE MYSTERY OF HENRI PICK
AZ. Comedy – Director: Rémi Bezançon (101 min.)
Cast: Fabrice Luchini, Camille Cottin, Alice Isaaz, Bastien Bouillon, Hanna Schygulla
A book critic suspects that the deceased author of a bestselling novel may not be truthful. He goes to Bretagne to investigate and gets helped by the writer’s daughter. Will they be able to find out the truth? Adaptation of David Foenknos’s novel.
Saturday, November 2, 9 p.m.
THE SHINY SHRIMPS
Opales. Comedy – Director: Maxime Govare & Cédric Le Gallo (103 min.)
Cast: Nicolas Gob, Alban Lenoir, Michael Abiteboul, Romain Lancry, Elsa Zylberstein, Gérard Darmon
In order to fix a mistake he made, an elite swimmer must train a team of water-polo amateurs for the Gay Games to be held in Croatia. Road movie reminiscent of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of The Desert and Swim or Sink.
Sunday, November 3
Short Film Competition
Sunday November 3 CCFM – Salle Gaborieau
Watch a selection of French short films in folowing categories: Amateur, Professionnal and Kino-Manitoba.
Sunday, November 3, 4 p.m.
LES VIEUX FOURNEAUX
MK2. Dramatic Comedy : Christophe Duthuron (92 min.)
Cast: Pierre Richard, Eddy Mitchell, Roland Giraud, Alice Pol, Henri Guybet, Myriam Boyer
At his wife’s funeral, Antoine discovers that she had an affair with a former work colleague. Furious, he goes to find him. His best friends and his granddaughter go after him to try to stop him from acting foolishly. Will they succeed? Based on Lupano-Cauuet’s comic book.
Sunday, November 3, 6 p.m.
Filmoption. Drama – Director: Marc Bisaillon (86 min.)
Cast: Pierre-Luc Lafontaine, Paul Doucet, Fanny Mallette, Claude Despins, Félixe Racette
A seemingly quiet family. A father entranced with firearms. An overly confident mother. An introverted son haunted by family secrets. Crimes are committed. What happened? Based on Stephen Marshall’s story.
Sunday, November 3, 8 p.m.
AZ. Comedy – Director: Alexis Michalik (110 min.)
Cast: Thomas Solivérès, Olivier Gourmet, Lucie Boujenah, Tom Leeb, Mathilde Seigner
In 1897, Edmond Rostand is 29. Against his will, the writer must face a new challenge: write a play in three weeks. Cyrano de Bergerac will emerge from his fountain pen. Find out how it all happened.