Legacy, The

Run Times:
96 min
French (w. English Subtitles)
Élise Guilbault, Jacques Godin
Bernard Émond
Bernard Émond
Plot Summary

Dr. Rainville, an aging country doctor with a deep attachment to his patients, is about to retire and is looking for a successor. Jeanne Dion, an emergency room doctor from Montreal, agrees to go to Normétal to replace him for a few weeks, with no plans for an extended stay. When the old doctor suddenly dies, Jeanne must make a very serious decision about her future…

Festivals and Awards

Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland, August 2009
*Winner: Don Quijotte Prize (IFFS), Youth Jury Prize (2nd), The Environment Is the Quality of Life Prize

Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, September 2009

Locarno – Le Vie Dei Pardi, Switzerland, September 2009

Namur International Francophone Film Festival, Belgium, October 2009

Pusan International Film Festival, South Korea, October 2009

Vienna International Film Festival, Austria, October 2009

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia, November 2009

Goteborg International Film Festival, Sweden, January 2010

Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA, February 2010

Canadian Front Showcase – MoMA, USA, March 2010

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival, Spain, March 2010
*Winner: Special Jury Prize
*Winner: Signis Jury Prize
*Winner: Prize of the Public

CPH:PIX, Denmark, April 2010

Shanghai International Film Festival, China, June 2010

Munich International Film Festival, Germany, June 2010

Stony Brook Film Festival, USA, July 2010

French Film Festival, USA, August 2010

Festival do Rio, Brazil, October 2011

La Havana Film Festival, Cuba, December 2011

Fajr International Film Festival, Iran, February 2012

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria IFF, Spain, March 2012
*Bernard Emond Retrospective

Bowling Green State University, USA, April 2012

Transatlantyk International Film & Music Festival, Poland, August 2012