CE QU'IL FAUT POUR VIVRE (2008)

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  • The NECESSITIES OF LIFE Alternative

Synopsis

Drama set in the 1950's. Tivii becomes ill with tuberculosis and is taken from his home in Canada's Far North to a Quebec City hospital. Finding himself amongst people who do not speak in his native Inukitut, Tivii is unable to communicate with anyone around him, until the arrival of bilingual orphan Kaki transforms Tivii's situation.

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