101 mins – Canada 2016 – Subtitles – Dir: Anne Émond
Starring: Mylène Mackay, Marie-Claude Guérin and Catherine Brunet
This is the uncompromising portrait of the late sex worker–turned–novelist Nelly Arcan, drawing heavily from her experiences surrounding the publication of her debut novel.
“Mackay delivers a towering performance” Montreal Gazette
Canada Now 2017
Canada Now 2017 is the inaugural showcase of New Canadian Cinema in the UK and Ireland, with bold new offerings from established directors such as Bruce McDonald, Ann Marie Fleming, Zacharias Kunuk and Anne Émond. This season of films is presented by Telefilm Canada in partnership with the High Commission of Canada and with the support of the Quebec Government Office in London.