And the birds rained down

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    And the birds rained down

    Il pleuvait des oiseaux

    Directed by

    Canada

    2019

    124 min

    • French

    Drama

    Toronto IFF - Contemporary World Cinema

    Canada. Nowadays. Three elderly hermits live deep in the woods. Their quiet life is about to be shaken by the arrival of an old woman. A story of intertwined destinies, where love can happen at any age.

    Awards

    • Dragon Award Best International Film - Göteborg FF

    Festivals

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    Credits

    Cast
    Andrée Lachapelle
    Gilbert Sicotte
    Rémy Girard
    Eve Landry
    Éric Robidoux
    Louise Portal
    Cinematography
    Mathieu Laverdière
    Music
    Will Driving West (David Ratté et Andréa Bélanger)
    Production
    OUTSIDERS FILMS
    Sales
    INDIE SALES
    Louise Archambault

    Louise Archambault

    Canada

    Screenwriter and director, Louise Archambault, made her debut with the internationally acclaimed film ATOMIC SAKÉ (2001), winning many prizes such as the Jutra for Best Short Film. Her first feature film FAMILIA (2005) gained many international sales and prizes such as Best Canadian First Feature Film at TIFF and received a Genie Award for a first film. In addition to directing episodes of the TV series LA GALÈRE (2013), NOUVELLE ADRESSE (2014), broadcasted on Ici Radio-Canada, and THIS LIFE (2015), broadcasted on CBC, Louise launched her 2nd film GABRIELLE (2013) at the Locarno International Film Festival (audience award). The film, selected to represent Canada at the Oscars and the Golden Globes in 2014, won many international prizes and was sold in more than 20 different territories. In 2014, Louise was named Personality of the Year by La Presse/I- ci Radio-Canada, in the arts and entertainment category. In 2019, she directed AND THE BIRDS RAINED DOWN, her 3rd Feature Film, title selected at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019, San Sebastian Film Festival 2019 and Göteborg Film Festival 2020.

    Selected Filmography