And the Birds Rained Down

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Showings

Digital Screening Room Fri, May 15
Ticket Prices
General Public:$10.00
Members:$5.00
Film Info
Original Title:Il pleuvait des oiseaux
Programs:World Cinema
Women & Film
Tags:Drama
Women Directors
Aging
Francophone
Romance
Adaptation
Literature
Release Year:2019
Runtime:127 min
Country/Region:Canada
Festivals & Awards:Göteborg Film Festival - Dragon Award
International Competition
Language:French
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Indie Sales
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kj_Wq8FfI8
Cast/Crew
Director:Louise Archambault
Producer:Ginette Petit
Cinematographer:Mathieu Laverdière
Screenwriter:Louise Archambault
Editor:Richard Comeau
Composer:Will Driving West (David Ratté and Andréa Bélanger)
Principal Cast:Rémy Girard
Andrée Lachapelle
Gilbert Sicotte
Ève Landry
Éric Robidoux
Filmography:Familia (2005)
Gabrielle (2013)

Description

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Three elderly men, living in deliberate isolation in the woods by a remote lake in Canada find their lives becoming increasingly threatened by society, by nature, and by time itself. When two women suddenly arrive, a photographer and a runaway octogenarian, their way of life will never be the same.

Best friends Tom (Rémy Girard), Charlie (Gilbert Sicotte), and Ted (Kenneth Welsh) abandoned society long ago, and have chosen to live, quietly and humbly, in a Thoreauvian manner by a lake, eking out a living selling marijuana to locals. But when one of them dies and a nosy photographer seeks an interview with one of the men, hinting at a darker past, the delicate creation that was their lives in solitude becomes increasingly tenuous. Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Jocelyne Saucier.

Director Biography

Louise Archambault

Born and raised in Montreal, Louise Archambault studied and holds a master of fine arts in film from Concordia University. Her films include Familia (2005) and Gabrielle (2013). And the Birds Rained Down (2019) is her latest film.


Press

"This eco-friendly, elegantly delivered tale about the sunset changes in the lives of a trio of graybeards living in the woods is engaging, thought-provoking and ultimately moving" - The Hollywood Reporter

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