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Il pleuvait des oiseaux (And the Birds Rained Down)

Director Louise Archambault
Year 2019
Run Time 127min
Genre Drama
In this gorgeous look at life lived off the grid, three elderly men living in isolation in rural Quebec find their quiet existence disrupted by a visitor looking to delve into their past.

Director

Louise Archambault

Montreal-based Archambault achieved success with her short film Atomic Saké. Her first feature, Familia, won her the Canadian Screen Award for Best Debut Feature, and Gabrielle was nominated for six Canadian Screen Awards. Archambault also directed the TV series Catastrophe and wrote and directed Il pleuvait des oiseaux, which premiered at TIFF 2019. She is currently completing her next two features, Irena’s Vow and Le temps d’un été. Next she will write and direct My Camino.

Writers

Louise Archambault, Jocelyne Saucier

Cast

Andrée Lachapelle, Gilbert Sicotte, Rémy Girard, Kenneth Welsh, Ève Landry

Producer

Ginette Petit

Genre

Drama

Interests

Female Filmmaker, Literary Adaptation, Social Justice & Politics

Original Language

French

Canadian Distributor

MK2 Mile End/Criterion