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Le Canard (The Duck)

Alex Ko
France, 2019, 11 min.

In French with English subtitles.
This film is family friendly.

Julia, 55, cooks dinner for three very different dates, in an attempt to fulfil the loss she is about to experience..

Director's Statement

Le Canard is a film about the personal struggle and acceptance of my grandmother who recently passed away. After leaving me one of her favourite recipes, I felt the need to create a film about the importance and symbolism in a family recipe. Thus, I appropriated this personal anecdote to the French culture that surrounds me in Paris. In hopes to portray an emotional and intriguing story through food that represents much more than a few calories.

Category: Drama.
Themes: Food, Relationships, World Cinema.

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