Genres: Drama, Mystery, War

Review: Incendies

What our critics thought of Incendies

Christy Lemire
Intimate and stripped-down in a very realistic way.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Every scene is permeated by a creeping sense of dread.

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What our critics are saying online

After the death of their mother, twins in Montreal are called to the office of her employer. She had gone to work for him some 20 years ago after escaping sectarian violence and rage in a nation not unlike Lebanon. She left for her children, they learn, two letters. Jeanne (Melissa Desormeaux-Poulin) is asked to give hers to the father they never knew. Simon (Maxim Gaudette) is told to give his to a brother they didn't know they had. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 04/27/2011