Jo For Jonathan

Locarno Film
Festival 2010
Reykjavik International
Film Festival 2010

Jo For Jonathan

A Film by Maxime Giroux

2010 - Canada - Drama - 1.85 DCP - 80 min.

with Raphaël Lacaille , Jean-Sébastien Courchesne , Vanessa Pilon & Jean-Alexandre Létourneau

Language: French
Produced by Paul Barbeau & Maxime Giroux

Jo lives in the shadow of his older brother. Amidst a world of delinquency, they become interested in illegal car racing. One night they participate in of them, never reaching the finish line. Jo will become Jonathan.

Locarno Film
Festival 2010
Reykjavik International
Film Festival 2010

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