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66 Ratings

Set Me Free


Directed by Léa Pool
Canada, Switzerland, 1999
Drama, History


Deftly avoiding the pitfalls and clichés of the coming-of-age film, Léa Pool places us in Montreal in 1963 as an adolescent girl tries to make sense of her family and the world around her.

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Set Me Free Directed by Léa Pool

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Special Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Toronto International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation

1999 | 2 special mentions including: Best Canadian Feature Film (Special Jury Citation)

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