Le Cri De La Nuit (1996)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama  |   Run Time - 82 min.  |   Countries - Canada  |  
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Set late at night within a Montreal college, this Canadian psychological drama centers on the bizarre, fleeting relationship between three strangers. Middle-aged nightwatchman Pierre has a real passion for astronomy and when not patrolling the grounds can be found in the campus observatory. One night he is upon his rounds, his surveillance cameras reveal a young man attempting to make a video. Pierre confronts him, but ends up feeling sorry for distraught Nathan and allows him to complete his task, not realizing at first that the youth is taping a suicide note to give to his ex-girl friend. Later, Pierre's lover Helene appears with a big bottle of red wine. They end up cavorting naked through the gym, making love and having great fun until she tells him that she's pregnant. An ugly fight ensues and Helene leaves. Later Pierre and Nathan end up hang out and talk about their troubles.

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astronomy, campus, night-watchman, stranger, suicide