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Maelstrom

Rating:R (for strong sexuality/nudity, lnaguage and an abortion scene)
Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:January 19, 2001
Running time:88 minutes
Cast:Marie-Josee Croze, Stephanie Morgenstern, Jean-Nicholas Verreault, Pierre Lebeau, Klimbo
Director:Denis Villeneuve
Producer:Roger Frappier, Luc Vandal
Writer:Denis Villeneuve
Distributor:Arrow Features

Description: During one rainy summer night, 25-year-old Bibiane Champagne hits a man with her car. The victim, a 53-year-old fishmonger whom Bibiane abandons on the street, manages to get back home to die peacefully in his kitchen. Bibiane's life descends into chaos. Just as she risks her life to erase all proof of her actions, she is given a second chance. The dialogue between life and death, earth and water, reaches its harmonious conclusion when the young woman meets the person who will alter her destiny.

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