• Maelstrom (2002)

Maelstrom

Release Date: April 5th, 2002

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Bibiane (Marie-Josée Croze), a wealthy part-time model, questions her seemingly perfect life after she has a traumatic abortion. She succumbs to substance abuse and, while driving drunk one night, strikes a pedestrian and drives off. The next morning, she learns of a man who died after a hit-and-run. Wracked with guilt, she attends the man's funeral. There, she meets his son, Evian (Jean-Nicolas Verreault), and the pair begin a romance. But Bibiane is afraid to tell Evian her dark secret.

Cast: Marie-Josée Croze, Jean-Nicolas Verreault, Stephanie Morgenstern, Pierre Lebeau, Marc Gélinas, Klimbo , Bobby Beshro, Virginie DuBois

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: SODEC, Max Films Productions, Téléfilm Canada

Distributors: Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc., Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm, Arrow Entertainment

Keywords: Fall, Car, Melodramatic, Mother, 2000s, Offbeat, Son, Dark, Transformation