Online broadcast of the film Antigone by Sophie DeraspeDélégation générale du Québec à Bruxelles Online On Monday, March 8, 2021
On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Cinema Galleries of Brussels offers an online screening of the film Antigone by Sophie Deraspe, followed by a virtual discussion with the director.
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Price : 6 euros
When their parents died, Antigone, her sister Ismène and their two brothers, Polynice and Étéocle, were taken in by their grandmother Mécénée. Immigrating to Quebec about fifteen years ago, the whole family spent peaceful days in a small house in a popular Montreal neighborhood. But while playing dice in a park with a few friends, Étéocle and Polynice come up against the police. An altercation ensues. Étéocle falls under the bullets. Polynice intervenes. He is arrested and incarcerated. Hémon's father, Antigone's boyfriend, offers to help the family avoid Polynice's deportation to his country of origin. Refusing this unhoped-for help, Antigone takes his brother's place and allows him to get out of prison. Discovered, it is her turn to face the justice of men.