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Antigone [electronic resource].

Deraspe, Sophie, (film director,, screenwriter,, editor of moving image work,, director of photogarphy.). Daigle, Marc, 1947- (film producer.). Ricci, Nahéma, (actor.). Belkhiria, Nour, (actor.). El-Zein, Rawad, (actor.). Boulangé, Geoffrey, (editor of moving image work.). Massicotte, Jean, (composer (expression)). Chami, Jad Orphée, (composer (expression)). Sophocles. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Antigone. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Nahéma Ricci, Nour Belkhiria, Rawad El-Zein. (Cast).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 109 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Cinema Libre Studio, 2021.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Sophie Deraspe.
Participant or Performer Note:
Nahéma Ricci, Nour Belkhiria, Rawad El-Zein.
Summary, etc.:
Writer-director Sophie Deraspe's incisive liberal adaptation of the Greek tragedy by Sophocles is the daring story of one young woman's commitment to her family, even if it means sacrificing herself. Newcomer Nahéma Ricci gives a stunning, luminous performance as Antigone, an Algerian-born teenager living in Montreal with her immigrant family. Her world is shaken when her oldest brother is wrongfully gunned down by police during the arrest of her other brother who, if convicted, faces deportation. She invents a fearless, dangerous plan to free him, but can it succeed? As Antigone's predicament intensifies and the consequences of her actions spiral out of control, the film deftly incorporates urgent and explosive contemporary questions of immigration and belonging, social media and identity, and the power of idealism.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Sophocles. Antigone.
Immigrant families > Québec (Province) > Montréal.
Teenagers > Drama.
Brothers and sisters > Drama.
Montréal (Québec) > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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