Gabrielle

Gabrielle

Gabrielle

Info

Director: Louise Archambault
Country: Canada
Runtime: 104 min
Venue: Barbican
Date: Sat 12th April, 2014
Time: 4:30pm

Synopsis

In a home for adults with learning disabilities, musically gifted Gabrielle falls in love with a fellow choir-member and soon finds herself fighting staff, family and her own limitations in a quest for independence and sexual freedom. An intimate, brave and heartfelt film from Québécois director Archambault, driven by a luminous and affecting central performance from Gabrielle Marion-Rivard, who suffers from Williams syndrome in real life. ‘Uplifting… [presented] with a refreshing, straightforward honesty’ Screen International

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