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Café de Flore

This Toronto International Film Festival hit tells two stories in parallel. The first is the current-day tale of Antoine, a club DJ in Montreal who – despite having a girlfriend and two kids – is still in love with his ex wife. The second story is that of a single mother (Vanessa Paradis) in 1969, who is raising a son with Down’s Syndrome. A link between the pair is revealed as this French-Canadian drama about love and responsibility reaches its climax.

Café de Flore details

Length: 120 minutes

Country of origin: Can/Fra

Year of production: 2011

Classification: Not Available

Showing 26 Apr 2012-07 Jun 2012

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Cast: Vanessa Paradis, Kevin Parent, Hélène Florent

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