Vignettes of life in a Montréal working-class district, this film offers a host of impressions, from dawn to midnight, on the day school opens. A mother fussing over children, a father's enforced idleness, teenage boys clowning, young lovers dallying--the unposed quality of life.
We in Lachine thought we were one step up from St. Henri. We weren't. This was a great documentary.