Vic and Flo Saw a Bear

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Vic and Flo Saw a Bear
Directed by Denis Côté
Produced by Sylvain Corbeil
Stéphanie Morissette
Written by Denis Côté
Starring Marc-André Grondin
Romane Bohringer
Pierrette Robitaille
Cinematography Ian Lagarde
Release date
  • 10 February 2013 (2013-02-10) (Berlin)
Running time
95 minutes
Country Canada
Language French

Vic and Flo Saw a Bear (French: Vic et Flo ont vu un ours) is a 2013 Canadian drama film directed by Denis Côté. The film premiered in competition at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival,[1] where it won the Alfred Bauer Prize.[2]

The film stars Romane Bohringer and Pierrette Robitaille as Vic and Flo, lesbian lovers and former convicts who settle in the countryside of Quebec after Vic is released from prison.[3] Marc-André Grondin also stars as Guillaume, Vic's parole officer who gets drawn into Vic and Flo's relationship drama as Vic begins to rebel against the constraints of her newly stable domestic life.[3]



  1. ^ "Berlinale 2013: Competition Now Complete". berlinale. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Prizes of the International Jury". berlinale. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Quebec film Vic and Flo Saw a Bear premieres in Berlinale competition". Toronto Star, 11 February 2013.

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