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Emile (2003)

Emile                                  (2003)
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6.4 IMDB rating
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Ian McKellen Ian McKellen
Deborah Kara Unger Deborah Kara Unger
Nadia / Nadia's Mother
Theo Crane Theo Crane
Maria / Nadia
Tygh Runyan Tygh Runyan
Janet Wright Janet Wright
Nancy Sivak Nancy Sivak

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Carl Bessai Carl Bessai
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11 years, 2 months ago at Apr 27 5:15
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This was a good film, which I took longer than planned to watch. I remember when it was being filmed here in Victoria - mostly because I was going to school when the crew invaded our campus....a campus that was used for the "university" exterior shot, yet is on the college campus and was not credited in the movie. Yet, the University is in the list of special thanks. Go figure.

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Description: A broad stylistic combination of cinema verité and magic realism, the film follows Emile's life as he tries to reconnect with his last living relatives: his niece Nadia and her daughter. But Emile's past is sometimes more familiar and immediate than the world before his eyes. As he tries to re-discover the family that he abandoned long ago, he is forced to confront the anxieties in his memories - the family he betrayed and abandoned at the expense of his own happiness. Now, in the twilight of his life, Emile shapes the final chapters of his mental autobiography. Will he become an uncle and great-uncle, surrounded by the love an ... (more)
Release date: 9 January 2004
UPC: 723952077110
Tags: Drama (3), Canada (2), 2000s (2), 2003 (2), {drama 18} (1), Redemption (1), Family (1)
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