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And the Birds Rained Down

And the Birds Rained Down

Alternate Titles: Il Pleuvait des Oiseaux

Drama, Romance | French | 100 minutes

Company

Indie Sales


Cast & Crew

Director

Louise Archambault

Producer

Les Films Outsiders

Cast

Rémy Girard, Andrée Lachapelle, Gilbert Sicotte, Eve Landry, Eric Robidoux


Synopsis

Based on the acclaimed novel ‘And the Birds Rained Down’ by Jocelyne Saucier

Quebec, Canada. Nowadays.

Three elderly hermits live deep in the woods, cut off from the rest of the world. While wildfires threaten the region, their quiet life is about to be shaken by the arrival of two women... A luminous octogenarian, unjustly institutionalized her whole life, and a young photographer charged with interviewing survivors of the region’s deadliest forest fire.

After the death of the eldest hermit, the two women make an astonishing discovery: hundreds of paintings echoing his tragic experience related to that devastating fire.

A story of intertwined destinies, where love can happen at any age.

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Completion Year

2019


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