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AND THE BIRDS RAINED DOWN

Directed by Louise Archambault




STATUS POST-PRODUCTION
YEAR 2019
GENRE Drama
COUNTRY Canada
LANGUAGE French
ORIGINAL TITLE Il Pleuvait des Oiseaux
DOMESTIC RELEASE MK2 | Mile End




Based on the acclaimed novel ‘And the Birds Rained Down’ by Jocelyne Saucier

Quebec, Canada. Nowadays.

Three elderly hermits live deep in the woods, cut off from the rest of the world. While wildfires threaten the region, their quiet life is about to be shaken by the arrival of two women... A luminous octogenarian, unjustly institutionalized her whole life, and a young photographer charged with interviewing survivors of the region’s deadliest forest fire.

After the death of the eldest hermit, the two women make an astonishing discovery: hundreds of paintings echoing his tragic experience related to that devastating fire. 

A story of intertwined destinies, where love can happen at any age.