Jimmywork de Simon Sauvé

Jimmywork

Simon Sauvé
2004 - Drama - 81 min

Homegrown cinema


Jimmywork

Cinéastes cœur à cœur

country:
Canada
language:
English, French
subtitles:
English

An eclectic portrait of a true scumbag, Jimmywork tells the story of Jimmy, who at the dawn of his 50th birthday finds himself at a crossroads in his life. Professional drunkard and schemer at times, for him it’s now or never, he wants to get out of this mediocre existence. Posing as a major American producer, he develops an advertising campaign to promote a rodeo in northern Quebec. The story develops initially in the Mile End district of Montreal, then transports us to the heart of the Far East of Quebec in a frenetic road movie.

 

This film was chosen by Patrice Laliberté, director of TRÈS BELLE JOURNÉE, as part of our series Cinéastes cœur à cœur


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