EN TERRAINS CONNUS

FAMILIAR GROUND

By Stéphane LAFLEUR

WAZABI FILMS (FORMERLY SEVILLE INTERNATIONAL) - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2010

Benoit and Maryse: a brother and sister with seemingly normal lives. Everything is changed by a series of coincidences... and the arrival of a man claiming to come from the future.

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • FRENCH-CANADIAN
    • Duration
    • 98 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Stéphane LAFLEUR
    • Synopsis
    • Maryse and her husband are desperate to sell a backhoe sitting abandoned in their suburban yard. Her brother, Benoit, is trapped in endless adolescence, sharing their childhood home with their invalid father. Benoit is enamoured with a single mom named Nathalie, and he’s hoping to finally grow up by living with her… but Nathalie’s son does not approve. A serious accident at the factory where Maryse works, a strange series of coincidences, and the arrival of a Man claiming to come from the future launch Maryse and Benoit on a life-changing road trip.
      Following up his acclaimed feature film Continental, a film without guns, filmmaker Stéphane Lafleur once again brings us an ensemble of compelling characters, in a story where the ordinary and the fantastic collide.
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