Family Secret, A

Comedy, Drama, Musical
Run Times:
86 min
French (w. English Subtitles)
Ginette Reno, Céline Bonnier, David Boutin, Joëlle Morin, Clémence DesRochers, Guy Thauvette, Andrée Lachapelle, Paule Baillargeon
Ghyslaine Côté
Martin Girard, Ghyslaine Côté
Plot Summary

One New Year’s Day, as a storm rages in Montreal, a large group of friends and family gather in a funeral home to pay their respects to Jos, dead in his 70s. Despite the sadness of the occasion, a celebratory atmosphere gradually takes hold among the people gathered to console Jeanne, the daughter of the deceased and Blanche, his ex-wife. Over the course of the day, through memories shared by the mourners, Jeanne learns surprising secrets about her parents’ past.