Paul à Quebec

Details
Genre:
Drama
Run Time:
98 min
Language:
French (w. English Subtitles)
Cast:
François Létourneau, Gilbert Sicotte, Julie Le Breton, Louise Portal, Shanti Corbeil-Gauvreau, Myriam LeBlanc, Brigitte Lafleur, Patrice Robitaille, Mathieu Quesnel, Lou Babin, Julien Poulin, Robert Toupin
Director:
François Bouvier
Writer:
François Bouvier, Michel Rabagliati
Plot Summary

Based on the award winning comic strip, Paul à Québec is a beautiful portrait of a family coping with adversity. Their patriarch, Roland is fading with ill health, but the courage and devotion that they bring to one another is an inspiring ode to the beauty of life and the power of familial bonds.

Quotes

“Without being overly sentimental, Paul à Québec is a moving film about the fragility of life, treating a serious subject with a good dose of lightheartedness.”
– Tanya Lapointe, Radio Canada 

Festivals and Awards

Festival de cinema de la ville de Quebec, Canada, September 2015
*Winner – Prix du public, Film Canadien/ Quebecois
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, Belgium, October 2015
*Winner – Prix du Jury Junior
Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême, France, January 2016