The True Nature of Bernadette

The True Nature of Bernadette

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Bernadette is a middle-class mother from the big city who takes off for the countryside with her five-year-old son to discover her “true nature.” She becomes an "earth mother" and the centre of a community that looks to her for salvation. There, she also meets a local farmer, Thomas, who is organizing people politically. Their relationship anchors the film as Bernadette’s life undergoes complications even she cannot begin to comprehend.
Starring Micheline Lanctôt, Donald Pilon, Reynald Bouchard
Director Gilles Carle