Just for clarity-- as I think everyone should see this film because it's
fantastic-- it was made and released in Canada with the title _Company of
Strangers_ but released in the States with the title _Strangers In Good
Company_-- in any event, it's well worth seeing with either.
On Jun 15, 8:04pm, Darrell Varga wrote:
> Subject: Re: films about women and their friendships
> It's actually called _Company of Strangers_, produced by and available
> through the National Film Board.
> On Jun 14, 9:12am, Donald Larsson wrote:
> > Subject: Re: films about women and their friendships
> > To Whitney--
> > Another Canadian film of interest is STRANGERS IN GOOD COMPANY, about a
> > of women who become stranded in the countryside when their bus breaks
> > group at first looks almost like a parody of multiculturalism--there's a
> > English Canadian, a French Canadian, an English emigree, a black woman,
> > Native American, a lesbian and a nun! But as they work on the bus and/or
> > for rescue, the women revisit their pasts and discover each others' lives
> > through conversation. I believe that the actresses were all "amateurs"
> > that their real lives are detailed through their characters, but the
> > film is comic, touching and warm.
> > Don Larsson, Mankato State U (MN)
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