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1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
Three older women -- Ellen (Charlotte Rampling), a university professor from New England; Brenda (Karen Young), a housewife from Georgia; and Sue (Louise Portal), a blue-collar Canadian -- descend upon a Haitian resort in a lusty haze. Hoping to escape from dissatisfaction and loneliness, the women repeatedly hire handsome local men for casual sex. But, when Brenda begins to develop feelings for gigolo Legba (Ménothy Cesar), the sudden appearance of honest emotion throws the trio into turmoil.

Cast: Charlotte Rampling , Karen Young , Louise Portal , Ménothy Cesar , Lys Ambroise ,

Director: Laurent Cantet

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Shadow Distribution

Heading South (Vers le sud) (2005)

Release Date: July 7th, 2006|1 hr. 47 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The film offers something unusual, a tragic spectacle of normal, recognizable and utterly sympathetic people condemning themselves. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Laurent Cantet's fascinating, troubling drama has many meanings. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Boasts another formidable and fine-tuned performance from the great Charlotte Rampling. show more

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