The Barbarian Invasions (21-May-2003)|
Original Title: Les invasions barbares
Director: Denys Arcand
Writer: Denys Arcand
Keywords: Comedy, Terminal Illness
A professor's terminal cancer diagnosis brings him back into contact with scores of estranged friends and family members.
Sequel to The Decline of the American Empire (1986). Seventeen years removed from the events of The Decline of the American Empire, Montreal professor Remy learns that he is suffering from terminal liver cancer. Encouraged to make amends with estranged friends and family before he passes on, Remy reaches out to ex-wife Louise, kicking off a series of events that see him making all-new timeless memories with acquaintances old and new. Won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film; nominated for Best Original Screenplay.
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