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Gaétan et Rachel, en toute innocence (Ma sœur, mon amour)

Gaétan et Rachel, en toute innocence (Ma sœur, mon amour)

A Feature film by Suzy Cohen

Release in France : 08/05/2002

    Synopsis

    In 1929 Mr Messier, who owns a village printing shop, is left a widower with two children: nine year old Rachel and sevent year old Gaetan. Together they live in a large room over the family business. In this closed universe, without a motherUs love, a great complicity develops between the children and their collusion grows even stronger after their father is injured in a accident and they have the upstairs room completely to themselves. Adolescents, they work side by side. They keep no secrets whatsooever from one another and if not shared, their friendships are at least related in detail. Their intimacy becomes a symbiotic know-ledge of one another that they experience in total serenity, moving very naturally from the world games to that of love. Their harmony is shattered only by war, as Gaetan is drafted. Rachel, pregnant marries Emile, their fatherUs associate. The war over, Gaetan returns home. Emile and Rachel run the printing shop and raise Jérome. Confronted with their emotions, they are forced to choose.

    Actors (8)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    L Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wide

    Foreign production company :

    Reyna Films

    French distribution :

    Artedis

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (9)

    Screenwriters :

    Suzy Cohen, Denys Arcand

    Sound Recordist :

    Patrick Rousseau

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Chantal Lam

    Production Designer :

    Charles Boulay

    Costume designer :

    Andrée Morin

    Director of Photography :

    Jacques Loiseleux

    Production manager :

    Hélène Boulay

    Editor :

    Michel Arcand

    Music Composer :

    Bruno Coulais

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Incest

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Canada

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (France, Canada)

    Production year :

    2001

    French release :

    08/05/2002

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    78.677

    Visa issue date :

    12/07/2002

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Posters (1)

    Director