Monday, August 5, 2013

Lilies



1996 Canadian Feature
Alternate Title: Lilies - Les feluettes

Cast: Brent Carver, Aubert Pallascio, Jason Cadieux, Matthew Ferguson, Danny Gilmore, Alexander Chapman and Marcel Sabourin
Director: John Greyson
Writers: Michel Marc Bouchard, based on his play Les feluettes, and Linda Gaboriau (English screenplay)

Synopsis:
A bishop, visiting a prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago, is forced by the inmates to watch a play depicting what really happened.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 100% / Audience: 79%
  • OMG rating: 5/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival Audience Favorite Award.
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Limited Release.
  • Genie Awards for Best Motion Picture, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design and Sound.
  • L.A. Outfest Grand Jury Award for Outstanding American Narrative Feature.
  • San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Michel Marc Bouchard's play Lilies (original French title: Les feluettes) premiered in 1987. The play's English translation by Linda Gaboriau was published in 1991.

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