A Sunday at 105

A 105-year-old Acadian agrees to be filmed one Sunday as she goes about her daily routine and ruminates on life. Filmed by her great-grandson, Aldéa Pellerin-Cormier comments wisely on politics, sex and religion. From getting ready in the morning to drinking her nightcap before bed, every moment is punctuated with a witticism or existential thought. Respectful of the old woman's privacy, Daniel Léger's first documentary looks at wisdom, serenity and enjoyment of life. In French with English subtitles.

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A 105-year-old Acadian agrees to be filmed one Sunday as she goes about her daily routine and ruminates on life. Filmed by her great-grandson, Aldéa Pellerin-Cormier comments wisely on politics, sex and religion. From getting ready in the morning to drinking her nightcap before bed, every moment is punctuated with a witticism or existential thought. Respectful of the old woman's privacy, Daniel Léger's first documentary looks at wisdom, serenity and enjoyment of life. In French with English subtitles.

— Damien Robitaille

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Commentaires

  • suzpel

    «How wonderful! My family name is Pellerin, i will have to ask around. Loved her thoughts and ideas. Also loved that in her family they find it a good thing to listen to what their elders have to say. Just wonderful, thank you Daniel» — suzpel, 12 Jan 2012

  • sheilagraber

    «Brilliantly understated - great character caught for us all to learn about life - and death- thank you. That's what Video is FOR.» — sheilagraber, 21 Mar 2011

  • valentino

    « Loved it so much .. Thanks for making it .. » — valentino, 16 Fév 2011

  • Bodofinglok

    «This is wonderful! I'm happy to have stumbled upon this today... made the rest of my life seem utterly massive and full of possibilities.» — Bodofinglok, 30 Mar 2010

  • Mario

    «Saw it fully. ENJOYED it thoroughly. A very well done movie clip. CONGRATULATIONS to the genius who made it. She is right re: hell. If GOD is OMNIPOTENT how can HE have a rival? Right? » — Mario, 27 Jan 2010

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Générique du film

réalisateur
Daniel Léger
producteur
Murielle Rioux-Poirier

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