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When Night Is Falling -- Film Description:
"Camille, a professor at a Protestant college, is engaged to Martin, a sympathetic minister and fellow professor. As 'career Christians,' they are urged to get married and to become co-chaplains of the New College of Faith. But Camille is vaguely unhappy with Martin and her life, and when her beloved dog dies suddenly, she begins to lose her grip. On the same day, in a laundromat, Camille meets Petra, a flamboyant circus performer, and is inexplicably attracted to her. Petra flirts brazenly with Camille. She draws her into the seductive world of the 'modern primitive circus.' The two become friends, then more. For the first time in her very proper and very intellectual life, Camille's desire comes rushing forward. [...]"
-- patriciarozema.com


Source:
"Patricia Rozema." Patricia Rozema. http://www.patriciarozema.com/. [official site]