Rialto Movie Of The Week: The Barbarian Invasions
RIALTO MOVIE OF THE WEEK
After Remy, a divorced college professor, is hospitalized with a terminal illness, his estranged son, Sebastien , flies from London to Montreal to care for him and check up on his mother. Sebastien uses his various contacts to make his father's hospital stay easier, while reuniting him with many people from his past: relatives, friends, and old flames. Screening Hamilton, Christchurch and Dunedin.
A multiple award winner:
2004 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
2004 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film.
2004 César Awards for Best Director, Best Film, and Best Writing.
2003 Best Actress and Best Screenplay at Cannes Film Festival.