Vic + Flo Saw a Bear
Freshly released from prison, Vic (Pierrette Robitaille) and her lover and fellow ex-con Flo (Romane Bohringer) take up residence in a remote farmhouse to care for Vic's aging, ailing uncle Émil. Viewed with suspicion both by the locals, who have their own plans for Émil's lands, and Vic's parole agent (Marc-André Grondin), Vic and Flo soon find there are far more menacing beasts lurking in the woods. Part allegory, part redemptive love story, Vic + Flo boasts all the virtues one expects in a film by Côté — a remarkable sense of place, transfixing performances, and a lingering, palpable sense of dread — along with an overpowering sense of regret for lost opportunities and horizons limited by the actions of the past.
Vic et Flo ont vu un ours
"The way it unfolds feels less about a conventional story than a series of set-ups and what-next moments in a genre-bender that might be called nature-noir." - Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
Director: Denis Côté
Cast: Pierrette Robitaille, Romane Bohringer, Marc-André Grondin
Runtime: 95 minutes
Language: French (English subtitles)
ON NR /
BC NR /
AB NR /
SK NR /
MB NR /
QC NR /
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