Underground15

Directed by Sophie Dupuis | Canada | 2020 | 1h 37m | French w/ English subtitles | Starring Joakim Robillard, Théodore Pellerin, Chantal Fontaine

The lives of a group of French-Canadian miners is thrown in disarray after an unexplained underground explosion. Maxim, a young worker with a troubled history, tries to find redemption for past mistakes by saving his stricken colleagues. A tense and remarkably intimate drama that delves deep into the dynamics of fractured friendships and fragile masculinity.

Reviews

‘Dupuis puts human drama ahead of the action in this naturalistic, character-driven film…[this] disaster film digs deeper than most’
Cath Clarke, The Guardian

‘Dupuis’s knack with actors and for navigating how men perform masculinity — and are hindered by it — is on full display here.’
Alex Heeney, Seventh Row

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