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And the Birds Rained Down

Il Pleuvait des Oiseaux

Canada 2019 Fiction cor 120 min.

Quebec, Canada. Nowadays. Three elderly hermits live deep in the woods, cut off from the rest of the world. While wildfires threaten the region, their quiet life is about to be shaken by the arrival of two women. A luminous octogenarian, and a young photographer charged with interviewing survivors of the region’s deadliest forest fire. After the death of the eldest hermit, the two women make an astonishing discovery: hundreds of paintings echoing his tragic experience related to that devastating fire. A story of intertwined destinies, where love can happen at any age. Based on the novel And the Birds Rained Down, by Jocelyne Saucier.

Presented at Toronto and San Sebastián film festivals.

Canada female directors environment nature solitude love relationship literary adaptation international festivals


Louise Archambault


Louise Archambault


Mathieu Laverdière


Richard Comeau


David Ratté, Andrea Bélanger


Andrée Lachapelle, Gilbert Sicotte, Rémy Girard, Eve Landry, Éric Robidoux, Louise Portal


Ginette Petit

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