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Hope explores the fragmented violence of war seen through the eyes of a General on his deathbed. A mind accustomed to a life on the battlefield surrenders to a stream of consciousness, ... See full summary »

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Pedro Pires

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Pedro Pires (created by), Marie Brassard (with the collaboration of) | 4 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Bill Croft ... General
Lucas Silveira Lucas Silveira ... Barber
Zaz Zielinski Zaz Zielinski
Jamieson Boulanger
Ian Murchison Ian Murchison
François Dagenais François Dagenais
Jack Zeppetelli Jack Zeppetelli
Vincent D'Arbouze
Catherine Lipscombe Catherine Lipscombe
Daniel Lanteigne Daniel Lanteigne
Benoit Lachance Benoit Lachance
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Hope explores the fragmented violence of war seen through the eyes of a General on his deathbed. A mind accustomed to a life on the battlefield surrenders to a stream of consciousness, mixing death, brutality, and finally, one last gesture of hope. Written by Anonymous

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12 September 2011 (Canada) See more »

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Message of hope…
27 February 2012 | by mario_cSee all my reviews

HOPE is a short little film by the young but promising director Pedro Pires.

(I suppose he must have some Portuguese ascendance because of his surname).

I really appreciated this short movie because it has a strong message and a very good photography.

At parts it seems quite surreal but watching it until the end we see it all makes sense.

It's about war, death and suffering but it's mostly a message of hope…

I score it 7/10.


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