A Colony

BBFC Ratingf-rated FilmA Colony

Showing: 19 October 2019

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A Colony
CertificateNot Rated
Year2018
GenreDrama
DirectorGeneviève Dulude-De Celles
LanguageFrench with English subtitles
CountryCanada
Running Time1HR 45MINS
Extra InfoPart of Cinemagic 30 / 15+
SeasonCinemagic Film Festival

Camille wanders through the countryside talking with frogs and chickens: she sails through life as a carefree soul. But for her older sister, the introverted Mylia, things are more complicated.

Mylia is lost between the uncertainty in her family life, the superficial atmosphere at her new school and her first experiences of house parties. It is Camille who eventually introduces Mylia to Jimmy. The boy from the nearby Abenaki reserve is different and he encourages her to break free.

Without passing judgement, and with a fine sense for the subtleties of social relations, the film follows these young teenagers in their search for a place where they can just be themselves.

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