Alliance Francaise de Victoria presents Gabrielle (7:00 PM)

Film(s) Playing:

Gabrielle (2013)


Director: Louise Archambault Run Time: 104min Genre(s): Drama

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Canada’s foreign-language Oscar nominee for 2014, Gabrielle is a big-hearted drama about a young woman with Williams syndrome who has a genuine and infectious zest for life. Like most young adults, Gabrielle longs for independence, but when she falls in love with a young man in her choir, both the families and social workers worry that the two won’t be able to handle an adult relationship.

As the choir prepares for an important performance, Gabrielle must confront other
people’s prejudices with courage and overcome her own limitations.

“On the surface, it’s a simple love story: girl meets boy, girl likes boy, girl kisses boy. But Louise Archambault’s Gabrielle is much more…a deeply affecting tale of difference, dignity and the healing power of song.”
— T’cha Dunlevy, Montreal Gazette


Cast: Gabrielle Marion-Rivard, Alexandre Landry, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Robert Charlebois
Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - 14A
British Columbia - 14A
Manitoba - PG
New Brunswick - PG
Newfoundland and Labrador - 14A
Nova Scotia - PG
Northwest Territories - 14A
Nunavut - 14A
Ontario - 14A
Prince Edward Island - PG
Québec - G
Saskatchewan - 14A
Yukon - 14A
Film language(s): French
This film is subtitled in: English

Venue: Société Francophone de Victoria

Date: April 17, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM

Ticket price: Free

Event Primary Language: French

Event Details:
Gabrielle 1:30 PM
Gabrielle 7:00 PM

Accessibility: Venue deemed accessible by event host. Escalator accessible.

Société Francophone de Victoria, 2–1218 Langley Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 1W2
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