The Hidden River

  • 10 10
  • 2017
  • 75min
The Hidden River
  • Original Title: The Hidden River (2014)

The bucolic setting of a river in the middle of a dense forest poses an existentialist scenario. Several characters immerse themselves in nature in search of answers about the mysteries that surround us.

The Hidden River

AWARDS:  Prix spécial du Jury de la compétition nationale longs métrages, Special Jury Prize for the Canadian Feature. Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS:  Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois/ Visions du Réel/ Doc Cévennes/ Festival Les Percéides/ Semaine du film français et francophone de Berlin

The Hidden River. Nature and the mysteries of life

In the heart of a deep forest runs a river. On its banks, men and women sit and talk, opening up to each other. 

In this remote setting conducive to reflection, they wonder what it takes to attain inner peace, debate the wisdom of passing something on to future generations and realize that, in love, the perfect ‘soulmate’ is a near-impossible ideal. 

The sun sets behind the mountains and the swimmers bitterly acknowledge the failure of certain dreams, but still find meaning in contemplating nature, the stars and the moon.

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