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A BROTHER'S LOVE LA FEMME DE MON FRÈRE

COMEDY, DRAMA / CANADA / 2019 / 117 MINS / MA15+

Québécois actress-turned-director Monia Chokri may be more familiar for her work in front of the camera with Xavier Dolan – Heartbeats and Laurence Anyways (AF FFF13) – but her feature film debut, A Brother’s Love, already has her touted as one of the most exciting emerging Canadian filmmakers. Most impressively, she took out the hallowed Un Certain Regard award from the Coup de Coeur du Jury at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

The film stars Anne-Élisabeth Bossé as Sophia, a disgruntled academic struggling with unstable work conditions. The ‘rock’ in her life is her beloved big brother, Karim (Patrick Hivon), who she turns to for support after being rejected for yet another job. Enter charismatic Eloïse (Évelyne Brochu, AF FFF12, Café de Flore) who Karim meets unexpectedly through Sophia, and falls madly in love with. This leaves Sophia feeling more disoriented than ever, and under the impression that her life is spiralling out of control.

A Brother’s Love is sensitive and bittersweet, driven by an engaging screenplay also written by Chokri. Through Sophia, the challenges facing the modern 30-something woman are brought impressively to life. Bringing a light-hearted approach to the turbulence in Sophia’s life, A Brother’s Love is a moving, sympathetic and often very funny portrait of life, family and being a woman.

French with English subtitles.

DIRECTED BY: Monia Chokri

STARRING: Anne-Élisabeth Bossé, Patrick Hivon, Évelyne Brochu, Sasson Gabai, Micheline Bernard

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Sessions

      Opening Night, Closing Night
      Special Event, Q&A
      From France with Love
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BUY  6:20 PMThu 12 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  6:00 PMFri 20 MarPalace Central
BUY  3:30 PMSat 21 MarPalace Verona
BUY  3:40 PMSat 28 MarChauvel Cinema
BUY  5:50 PMSat 4 AprHayden Orpheum Cremorne
BUY  6:15 PMMon 6 AprPalace Central

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