Heading south: Vers le sud

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Genius Products,
Pub. Date:
2007.
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French
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A trio of lonely, middle-aged American women finds their growing disillusionment with stateside men leading them to seek emotional comfort and sexual gratification in the arms of young Haitian man in Time Out director Laurent Cantet's emotionally incisive adaptation of Haitian-Canadian author Dany Laferrière's acclaimed short stories. Competing for the attentions of beautiful young Haitian native Legba (Ménothy Cesar) are 55-year-old Wellesley professor Ellen (Charlotte Rampling), sexually frustrated Canadian factory worker Sue (Louise Portal), and fortysomething Georgia blonde Brenda (Karen Young). The Hotel Petite Anse is a haven for older women seeking the companionship of younger men, and doyenne Ellen has come to establish herself as something of the queen bee of the popular island establishment. Despite the constant threat of Baby Doc Duvalier's thuggish henchmen, these lonely women risk their livelihoods to bask under the sun and forget the troubles of their daily lives as the line between exploiter and exploited becomes increasingly blurred. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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Grouped Work ID cb79fca3-5d89-5428-e62a-e6302c468d97
Grouping Title heading south vers le sud
Grouping Author haut et court
Grouping Category movie
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auth_author2 Ambroise, Lys, 1944-, Campillo, Robin., Cantet, Laurent., Cesar, Ménothy., Hamilton, John., Laferrière, Dany., Olmo Diaz, Jackenson Pierre., Portal, Louise., Rampling, Charlotte, 1946-, Reckziegel, David., Scotta, Carole., Young, Karen, 1959-
author2-role Ambroise, Lys,1944-, Campillo, Robin., Cantet, Laurent., Cesar, Ménothy., France 3 cinéma (Firm), Genius Products, Inc., Hamilton, John., Haut et Court (Firm), Laferrière, Dany.Chair du maître., Olmo Diaz, Jackenson Pierre., Portal, Louise., Rampling, Charlotte,1946-, Reckziegel, David., Scotta, Carole., Studio Canal., Séville Pictures., Young, Karen,1959-
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display_description Three middle-aged women, disillusioned and unsatisfied by the men at home converge at a Haitian resort to soak up the sun and sample the sexual talents of the natives.
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subject_facet DVD-Video discs, Drama, Feature films, Haiti -- Drama, Man-woman relationships -- Drama, Man-woman relationships -- Haiti -- Drama, Melodrama -- Feature, Melodramas (Drama), Resorts -- Haiti -- Drama, Road -- Feature, Tourism -- Sexual behavior -- Drama, Vacations -- Haiti -- Drama, Video recordings, Women -- Feature, Women -- Recreation -- Drama
title_display Heading south Vers le sud
title_full Heading south [videorecording] = Vers le sud / Haut et Court ; [in co-production with] France 3 Cinéma, Les Films Séville, Studio Canal ; [with the participation of] Canal+, TPS Star, Centre National de Cinématographie, Société de Développement des Entreprises Culturelles, Téléfilms Canada, Cofinova 1, Soficinéma, Procirep ; produced by Caroline Benjo, John Hamilton, David Reckziegel, Carole Scotta ; written by Robin Campillo, Laurent Cantet ; directed by Laurent Cantet
title_short Heading south
title_sub Vers le sud
topic_facet Man-woman relationships, Recreation, Resorts, Sexual behavior, Tourism, Vacations, Women
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