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Justine' Film

Canada, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Fiction)

Director: Jeanne Crépeau

The bitter-sweet pangs of unrequited love are deftly and delicately suggested in French Canadian's Jeanne Crepéau's film. A refreshing wry tale of a modern girl with a timeless problem. Our heroine sets out on a quest to "cure" herself of passions felt for Justine, a chum, who just wants a girlfriendship without the fire of desire. Original and funny, but at the same time moving and sincere.(PK)

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