About

In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries to made peace with his ex-wife Louise, who asks their estranged son Sebastian, a successful businessman living in London, to come home. Sebastian makes the impo...

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Directed by

Denys Arcand

Written by

Denys Arcand (Screenplay)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

France, Canada

Language

French

Tagline

A provocative new comedy about sex, friendship, and all other things that invade our lives.

Cast

Keywords

parent child relationship cancer money dying and death university professor illness socialism family conflict friend dying yuppie

Lists

#411 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay