Wetlands (2011 film)

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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Guy Édoin
Produced by Félize Frappier
Luc Vandal
Written by Guy Édoin
Starring Pascale Bussières
Gabriel Maillé
Luc Picard
François Papineau
Music by Nathalie Boileau
Pierre Desrochers
Cinematography Serge Desrosiers
Edited by Mathieu Bouchard-Malo
Distributed by Métropole Films Distribution
Release date
  • September 11, 2011 (2011-09-11) (Toronto Film Festival)
  • October 14, 2011 (2011-10-14) (Canada)
Running time
111 minutes
Country Canada
Language French

Wetlands (French: Marécages) is a 2011 Canadian film from Quebec written and directed by Guy Édoin[1] and starring Pascale Bussières, Gabriel Maillé, Luc Picard and François Papineau. It had its Canadian premier at the Toronto International Film Festival and its Quebec premier at the Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec (FCVQ). Theatrical release was on October 14, 2011.


In the middle of a drought, a drama disrupts the life of the Santerre family on a dairy farm in Quebec's Eastern Townships, and how out of confrontation, they will have to learn to forgive.


Awards / Nominations[edit]

  • 2011: Nominated for "Best First Film" at the Mostra Venice Film Festival
  • 2011: Nominated for "KINO Audience Award – International Film Critics' Week" at the Mostra Venice Film Festival


  1. ^ Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 85. ISBN 978-1908215017. 

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