Picture Rs It has grossed over $1.5 million at the Quebec box office since its theatrical release.
The film adaptation of Kim Thuy's autobiography, in theaters since November 24, has been a real hit over the holiday season, grossing nearly half a million additional dollars since mid-December. The film is still playing in nearly fifty theaters across the province and will open elsewhere in Canada starting January 26.
Directed by Charles-Olivier Michaud and written by Jacques Davids, the film tells the story of young Vietnamese Dinh (Chloé Djandji) and her family, who settle in Quebec after a dangerous sea crossing and a rough stay in Malaysia. New life. It notably stars Karine Vanasse, Patrice Robitaille, Mali Corbeil Gauvreau and Marie-Thérèse Fortin.
Published by Libre Expressions in October 2009, the literary work of the same name has been published in 43 countries and territories and has been a resounding success. The novel won several literary awards, including Canada's Governor General's Award and the RTL-Lire Grand Prize at the Paris Book Fair, and has been translated into 31 languages.
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