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Location
Fernand-Seguin screening room
Date
May 24th - 27th, 2021
Admission
G
Duration
76 min
Cycle
New releases

Le Centre d’art et d’essai de la Cinémathèque québécoise (CAECQ) a pour mission de programmer prioritairement des documentaires et des fictions indépendantes québécoises, mais également des documentaires internationaux, des films d’animation et des films étrangers sous-titrés en français en privilégiant les occasions de rencontres entre le public et les artisans des films. Sa programmation est présentée conjointement à celle de la Cinémathèque québécoise sous la mention Nouveauté.

May 25 and 26 the director will be attending the screening

Social Hygiene
Nouveauté CAECQ
Directed by
Denis Côté
Language
VOF
Actors
Maxim Gaudette, Larissa Corriveau, Eleonore Loiselle, Eve Duranceau, Kathleen Fortin, Evelyne Rompré
Origins
Quebec
Year
2021
Duration
76 min
Genre
Tale
Rating
G
Format
DCP
Synopsis

Antonin is a bit of a dandy. He has a way with words that could have made him a famous writer, but instead mostly serves to get him out of trouble. Torn between twin urges to be part of society and also to escape it, his charm and wit are put to the test by five women who are about to lose their patience with his live and let live attitude: his sister, his wife, the woman he desires, a tax collector and a victim of his mischief.

Social Hygiene
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Denis Côté

Denis Côté is an independent filmmaker and producer living in Quebec. His experimental films have been shown at major film festivals around the world. (Wikipedia)

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