Les Films Séville has released the first trailer for the
powerful upcoming FLQ drama Corbo
recently earned a well-deserved spot on TIFF
’s annual list of Canada’s Top Ten films
. (TIFF capsule review here
. I'm a big fan of the film.) The drama is a potent look at the events
leading up to one of the most tumultuous episodes in Canadian history. This
debut feature by Mathieu Denis is one of the breakout Canadian debuts of the year
and it makes its international premiere in the Generation line-up
at the Berlin Film Festival next year as one of several films
repping Canada at the Berlinale
1966. Jean Corbo, an idealistic 16-year-old of Québécois and Italian descent,
befriends two far-left political activists and joins the FLQ (Liberation Front
of Québec), an underground movement determined to spark a socialist revolution.
Jean thus begins an inextricable march toward his destiny. Starring Anthony
Therrien, Antoine L'Écuyer, Karelle Tremblay and Tony Nardi.
in theatres March 2015.
It screens at Canada's Top Ten
on Sat., Jan. 10 at 9:00 pm and Sun., Jan. 11 at noon.