Cape Breton Regional Library

NFB Film: Triptych

A contemporary urban saga that tells the story of Michelle, a schizophrenic bookseller, her sister Marie, a singer and actress, and Marie’s future husband, Thomas, a German neurosurgeon.

Against a backdrop of written and visual poetry, the film depicts three pivotal moments in the lives of these characters while touching on an array of subjects—artistic expression, social engagement versus solitude, the many nuances of emotion. In this study of human communication in all its forms and complexity, these three lives intersect in their quests for personal identity and a burning desire for self-expression.

Free showing, all welcome.

Location

Baddeck Library - 520 Chebucto Street

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