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The Dame in Color

La dame en couleurs

Directed by Claude Jutra
Canada, 1985


We are in a gigantic mental hospital where children were locked up. Were they sick? No, they simply didn’t have any family anymore. To escape this oppressive world, they create a parallel universe: the basement of the institution.

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The Dame in Color Directed by Claude Jutra

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

1986 | Nominee: Best French Language Film

Genie Awards

1986 | 4 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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