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Release Date: 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Victoria and Florence, lesbian ex-cons, try to start anew in the backwoods of Quebec, but their idyllic life is constantly interrupted by a nosy probation officer and a strange woman from the neighborhood.

Cast: Pierrette Robitaille, Romane Bohringer, Marc-André Grondin, Marie Brassard, Olivier Aubin, Pier-Luc Funk, Guy Thauvette, Georges Molnar

Director: Denis Côté

Genres: Crime drama, Thriller

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  • The film presents its tonal switch-ups and narrative swerves with a deadpan belligerence by turns stimulating, calculated, and poignant. show more

  • It's an ominous, claustrophobic, unhappily sapphic work whose thunderclap of a climax instills terror and awe of the fates' petty, whimsical cruelties. show more

  • If there’s a low-key disappointment to Vic and Flo, it’s that the film teases the mind and pleases the eye without requiring emotional commitment. show more

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