40 + 35 min
Édifice Wilder – Espace danse
At 91 years old, Pauline is starting to lose her memory. Camille, 22 years old, is finishing her acting training and moving to Montréal. In a senior housing center in Côte-des-Neiges, she visits her grandmother every week. Driven by a sudden spur of intuition, she starts recording her.
From 2016 to 2020, together they live through the mourning to come, without suspecting that a pandemic is impending. From this poetic archival, a question arises: how does one tell the story of an ordinary death?
Camille Paré-Poirier is an actor, writer and performer. Since graduating from the Saint-Hyacinthe Cegep in 2016, she has been interested in bridging the gap between documentary and poetry practices. While waiting for these bridges to help pay for her cell phone, she hones her skills as a waitress in an Outremont restaurant. She published her first book, Dis Merci, with Ta Mère editions in 2021, and produces the audio show Quelqu’une d’immortelle, which is available on all podcast platforms.