Canada Now : The Maple Movies Festival, Guest of Honour (2019), a film by Atom Egoyan
October 20 - January 20
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Jim and his daughter Veronica, a high-school music teacher, attempt to unravel their histories and intertwined secrets. After a hoax goes very wrong, Jim’s daughter is falsely convicted for abusing her position of authority over 17-year-old Clive. Veronica is nevertheless convinced she deserves to be punished, but for much earlier crimes. Jim’s anguish begins to impinge on his job as a food inspector. He wields great power over small family-owned restaurants; a power he doesn’t hesitate to use. (105 minutes)
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Kino des DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum
Schaumainkai 41, 60596 Frankfurt am Main
Presented by Telefilm Canada in partnership with the Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada.
Authors/ArtistsAlexandre Bourgeois, Arsinée Khanjian, Atom Egoyan, David Thewlis, Laysla De Oliveira, Luke Wilson, Rossif Sutherland
English and German