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Canada’s Top Ten: It’s Only the End of the World (Juste la fin du monde)

Sat & Sun, Mar 18 & 19 / 7 pm
Directed by Xavier Dolan
2016, Canada, 99 min
French with English subtitles

Quebec boy wonder Xavier Dolan, director of Mommy, returns once again with a film of electrifying family dynamics. Winner of the Grand Prix at last year’s Cannes Film Festival,this film is a magnificent and thunderous drama about home and familial roots. Louis is a terminally ill writer who returns home to tell his family he is dying. His arrivalprecipitates chaos. His mother (Nathalie Baye) has tried to keep her family together despite their struggles in the wake of Louis’ departure, and his tempestuous siblings andintroverted sister-in-law have their own crosses and grudges to bear. The group deconstructs a life’s worth of damaged family dynamics while the writer becomes a mostly silent observer.

Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival – Now in its 16th year, Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival highlights the best features, shorts, and student shorts from across the country. The breadth of programming selected by  filmmakers, programmers, critics, and industry professionals represents the creative strength of the country’s best cinema.

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A brilliant, stylised and hallucinatory evocation of family dysfunction.
- The Guardian 
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