Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin

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Quebec films to lead Canadian contingent competing in Locarno

Louise Archambault’s coming-of-age tale Gabrielle (pictured) is to vie with a world premiere in the main Piazza Grande competition.

Curling

Villeneuve leads Jutra pack, although auteurs score well

A number of somber auteur films which were critically acclaimed but didn’t score high at the box office are in the running for the award’s top categories.