Memories Unlocked (French: Souvenirs intimes) is a Canadian drama film, directed by Jean Beaudin and released in 1999.[1] Based on the novel Homme invisible à la fenêtre by Monique Proulx, the film stars James Hyndman as Max, a paraplegic artist whose ex-girlfriend Lucie (Pascale Bussières) returns several years after their breakup to accuse him of rape.[2]

Memories Unlocked
Souvenirs intimes
Directed byJean Beaudin
Produced byJean-Roch Marcotte
Written byJean Beaudin
Monique Proulx
Based onHomme invisible à la fenêtre by Monique Proulx
StarringJames Hyndman
Pascale Bussières
Music byRichard Grégoire
CinematographyPierre Gill
Edited byGaétan Huot
Distributed byLionsgate Films
Release date
August 28, 1999 (MWFF)
Running time
118 minutes
CountryCanada
LanguageFrench

The film's cast also includes Pierre-Luc Brillant, Yves Jacques, Louise Portal, Michel Charette, Marcel Sabourin and Sébastien Huberdeau.

The film received four Genie Award nominations at the 20th Genie Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay (Beaudin, Proulx), Best Cinematography (Pierre Gill), Best Art Direction/Production Design (François Séguin) and Best Overall Sound (Serge Beauchemin, Bernard Gariépy Strobl and Hans Peter Strobl).[3] It received five Prix Jutra nominations at the 2nd Jutra Awards, for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Jacques), Best Cinematography (Gill), Best Sound (Serge Beauchemin, Louis Dupire, Hans Peter Strobl and Jo Caron) and Best Original Music (Richard Grégoire). Gill won the Jutra for cinematography.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I loathe Lucie". National Post, September 16, 1999.
  2. ^ "Simply forgettable: Beaudin's Souvenirs Intimes misses mark". Montreal Gazette, August 29, 1999.
  3. ^ "The Nominees". Edmonton Journal, December 8, 1999.

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