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Incendies 15 rating

A mother bequeaths two life-altering letters to her children in Denis Villeneuve’s powerful and compelling drama.

Drama 2010 131 mins

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Overview

Having gained International attention with his earlier work, Incendies put Villeneuve firmly on the map as a major talent and placed him on the Hollywood radar. Set against the backdrop of civil war in the Middle East, Incendies tells the powerful story of Quebecois twins who search for a father and brother they didn’t know existed, and in doing so learn the shattering truth about their freedom-fighter mother. A tour de force in compelling, edge-of-your seat cinema.