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Water Child

L'enfant d'eau

Directed by Robert Ménard
Canada, 1995


A small plane crashes in the Caribbean, leaving only two survivors: a precocious teenage girl and a simple-minded grown-up. They end up on a desert island, with no inhabitants and no rescue in sight, and split. A strong friendship develops between the two.

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Water Child Directed by Robert Ménard

Awards & Festivals

Montréal World Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Best Canadian Film

Genie Awards

1996 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

1996 | Nominee: Best Achievement in Music - Original Score

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