Cape Breton Regional Library

NFB Film: “Triptych” by Robert Lepage

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 whose lives intersect in a quest for personal identity and a burning desire for self-expression. Directed by Robert Lepage and Pedro Pires, this film adaptation of Lepage’s epic, nine-hour play Lipsynch captures the essence of the original work, which deals with the human voice.

Free event, all welcome.

Location

Baddeck Library - 520 Chebucto Street

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