Andrea Richler (Baillargeon) is a well-known director who returns to her hometown of Montreal to film a big-budget musical. At her hotel, she has an unsettling encounter with an elderly woman (Marleau). This encounter is forgotten until later, when we begin to realize that the events in this mysterious stranger’s life are somehow mirroring the fictional events of Andrea’s film.
Truth may indeed be stranger than fiction in this intriguing drama by one of Canada’s best female filmmakers. Winner of two Genies and the Toronto International Film Festival’s Best Canadian Feature Film award, this intimate and emotional film is sure to captivate.
Michel Langlois, Léa Pool
Paule Baillargeon, Serge Dupire, Louise Marleau, Marthe Turgeon, Gilles Renaud
La femme de l’hôtel was filmed and set in Quebec. Léa Pool is from Quebec.