The Legacy (La Donation) (2010) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Legacy (La Donation) (2010)

The Legacy (La Donation)





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A dedicated country doctor in the town Normetal, Dr. Rainville, looks for someone to take over his practice. Jeanne Dion, a doctor living in Montreal, replies to his advertisement. She spends a week accompanying him on his home visits, to hospices and hospitals, and observes his close relationships to his patients. In the evenings, he tells her the family histories of his patients. After he goes away, she gets to know the town and its people in whose hard lives the doctor has played a special role.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Written By: Bernard Émond
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Like the great French director Robert Bresson, Émond aims for a simplicity of style that records the pedestrian facts of life while suggesting deeper meanings about the human place in the order of things.

Full Review… | January 29, 2010
Globe and Mail
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A meditation on charity that is both exhilarating and hopeful.

Full Review… | February 2, 2010
Jam! Movies

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