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202 Ratings


Directed by Denis Villeneuve
Canada, 2000
Drama, Cult


After plunging her car into a river, a woman (Marie-Josée Croze) encounters a man (Jean-Nicolas Verreault) who helps her come to terms with her life.

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Maelström Directed by Denis Villeneuve

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2001 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize (Panorama)

Sundance Film Festival


Toronto International Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation

2000 | Special Mention: Best Canadian Feature Film (Special Jury Citation)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival


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