Posts Tagged ‘Francis Ducharme’

Trailerama: Les Signes vitaux (Vital Signs)

February 3, 2010

Brought home by her grandmother’s death, a young woman (Marie Hélène Bellavance) gets a job at a hospice. When not learning about the malady of aging and dying, she’s making enthusiastic love to some hairy stud. We can think of worse trade-offs. The morphine helps, too. Quebecois director Sophie Deraspe tempers her study of the little things that keep us together with a bold sense of imagery.