The First Winter
Canada / 2012 / 72mins / directed by Ryan Mc Kenna
Offbeat and deadpan, this is a bitter-sweet tale about a young man in Portugal who, having impregnated a vacationing Canadian, must face the inhospitable Canadian landscape and its hopeless denizens when he emigrates to join her.
McKenna has captured Winnipeg in all its mid winter darkness under the rules of the seven point "Brutalism in Cinema Manifesto" whereby the new cinema of Winnipeg is stark, austere, brutal and coldyet full of dark humor.… Show more
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