THE FAVOURITE GAME

A film by Bernar Hébert, Canada 2003

Based on the novel by Leonard Cohen





Cast: J.R. Bourne, Michèle-Barbara Pelletier,
Cary Lawrence, Daniel Brochu, Sabine Karsenti

Synopsis:
At 28 years of age, poet Leo Breavman takes his memories of childhood and his female conquests as a starting point to create his work. In full identity crisis, he puts an end to his torrid liaison with Tamara in order to spend some time in New York. While writing in a coffee shop, Leo shares a glance with Shell, a graphic designer who divides her time between Montreal and New York. Not long after, the young woman leaves her husband and engages in a passionate affair with the poet.

Drama, 90 mins. Directed by Bernar Hébert, produced by Michel Ouellette for Cine Qua Non Films. Screenplay Bernar Hébert, Peter Putka

Read reviews of the film:

Montreal Mirror
The Globe and Mail


The movie will was released on DVD on July 15, 2003


More about the original autobiographical novel (1963)




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