Guilty of loving life! A dramatization of an actual court case in turn-of-the-century Québec. A lively, outgoing woman is accused of murdering her husband in collaboration with the hired hand. The townspeople do not appreciate her robust personality and the proceedings in court degenerate to a judgment of her character. Filled with stunning visual imagery, this feature film captures the spirit of the time and place. Particularly useful for those interested in history, law or women's issues. With English subtitles.
1979, 115 min 35 s
Prix d'interpretation for his role in Cordelia
Festival international du film et d'échanges francophones (FIFEF)
July 6 to 13 1980, Brest - France
Genie Award for Best Costume Design given to Louise Jobin
March 20 1980, Toronto - Canada
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