This Canadian comedy, filmed in black and white and color and adapted from Lepage's play The Seven Branches of the River Ota. In October 1970, Montreal actress Sophie (Anne-Marie Cadieux) appears in a Feydeau farce at the Osaka World's Fair. Back in Montreal, her boyfriend Michel (Alexis Martin) watches the October Crisis on TV and sees Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau declare the War Measures Act. The Canadian Army patrols Montreal streets. Sophie learns she's pregnant and phones Michel. However, Michel is immersed in politics, while Sophie rejects the amorous advances of her co-star (Eric Bernier), becomes friendly with a blind translator, and passes an evening with frivolous Canadian embassy official Walter (Richard Frechette) and his wife Patricia (Marie Gignac). Meanwhile, in Montreal, Michael plots terrorist activities.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$4,868
Summary Details
DistributorNew Yorker Films
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Opening$4,868
2 theaters
Release DateApr 23, 1999
Running Time1 hr 25 min
GenresDrama
In Release253 days/36 weeks
Widest Release2 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Apr 23-2564$4,868-2-$2,434$4,8681