Strangers in Good Company

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This Canadian drama from director Cynthia Scott centers on eight elderly women strangers who find themselves depending on each other and becoming fast friends when they're suddenly stranded in the rural countryside. Traveling through a largely uninhabited area, the ladies' bus breaks down and, as they await help, they are forced to fend for themselves. Finding refuge in a rustic and empty farmhouse, the women begin talking and eventually share many of their life experiences and memories with each other, forming an indelible bond. In an attempt to create an air of reality and spontaneity, Scott used a nonprofessional cast and encouraged improvised dialogue. Strangers in Good Company was nominated for several honors at Canada's 1991 Genie Awards, ultimately winning the prize for Best Editing.

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Critic Reviews for Strangers in Good Company

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Years may have wrinkled the skin of these women but their souls sparkle with surprising inner beauty.

Mar 4, 2002 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Strangers in Good Company

Fascinating! At first speculations, I wasn't too sure about this film. Until I decided "what-the-heck." Now, I am glad that I did watch it.

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