The Fireflies are Gone (La Disparacion des lucioles)

  •   Sébastien Pilote
  •   Canada
  •   World Cinema
  •   Coming of Age, Drama


Not since Ellen Page astonished in Juno has a young Canadian acting talent crafted such a searing and original performance as does Karelle Tremblay in this emotionally effective drama. She’s Leo, a restless, cynical, world-weary high school student—certainly too smart and too rebellious for her small Québécois town. Director-writer Pilote provides a fresh view of teenage angst and the possibilities and trials of young adulthood.

  •  English, French with subtitles
  •  96 minutes


The Fireflies are Gone: Sat, Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm

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The Fireflies are Gone: Sun, Oct 21 @ 5:15 pm

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