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Directed by Deepa Mehta
Canada / United Kingdom, 1994 (fiction, 95 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "Freda y Camilla"

Film Description:
"Freda Lopez, an aspiring musician from Toronto, is vacationing in Georgia with her husband. She befriends Camilla, an eccentric, elderly violinist. When the two women embark on a journey together, Camilla reclaims a lost love and makes peace with herself and her son, while Freda discovers inner resources she did not know she had."
-- WorldCat (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Ali Jennings, Paul Quarrington
Produced by: Jonathan Barker, Suzanne Colvin, Christina Jennings, Simon Relph
Principal Cast: Jessica Tandy, Bridget Fonda, Elias Koteas, Maury Chaykin, Graham Greene, Hume Cronyn, Ranjit Chowdhry, George Harris, Sandy Ross, Gerry Quigley, Atom Egoyan, Devyani Saltzman
Cinematography: Guy Dufaux
Film Editing: Barry Farrell
Music: Daniel Lanois, John Altman
Production Company: Shaftesbury Films, Ontario Film Development Corp., Telefilm Canada, Skreba Creon

Notes about Camilla


Quote about Camilla

"Camilla is a delicate, almost fragile composition. At times, the film's meandering narrative seems to lose its bearings. But Camilla eventually wends its way into the heart, leaving the viewer with an irresistibly poignant image—of a radiant Jessica Tandy, who died in September [1994] at the age of 85, giving her final performance in a movie that is, in the end, about final performances."
-- Brian D. Johnson (source)

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