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THE AUCTION

Directed by Sébastien Pilote
  • YEAR 12 - FILM 3 / 
  • Canada / 
  • 2013 / 
  • French with English subtitles / 
  • 111 min
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"An elegantly simple family farming drama [that is]...beautifully shot and impressively performed!"
– Mark Adams, Screen Daily

Synopsis

A man of few words, Gaby manages his family's farm - Buchard & Sons - on his own, despite his advancing age. With no actual sons to speak of and his two grown daughters living far away in the big city, he spends his days tending to the animals and land that surround him, eschewing modern technology and most social interactions. When his eldest daughter, Marie, appears at the family homestead to share news that she's finally getting divorced and in desperate need of money in order to keep the home where she and her children live, Gaby's quiet life begins to unravel. In an effort to tend to his children much the way he steadfastly tends to his farm, he'll be forced to make sacrifices he never intended for the sake of those closest to him.

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Jeff in Seattle - Customer Review
A farmer lives alone with his sheep in a rural farm in Quebec. His wife couldn't cope with the farm life. His daughters left for the big city life. When one of his daughters asks for financial help, the farmer decides to sell the farm to raise the necessary cash. Friends and relatives are shocked that he is willing to leave the live he loves. They thought wrong. Interesting film!

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Gabriel Arcand (Gaby)
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Gabriel Arcand (Gaby) and Sophie Desmarais (Frederique)
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Gabriel Arcand (Gaby) and Sophie Desmarais (Frederique)
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