"[The adaptation] is remarkably faithful not only to the spirit of its source text, but also to the spectre of the gothic film genre that haunts many of its central images."
-- Peter Dickinson
Dickinson, Peter. "Feminism, Fidelity, and the Female Gothic: The Uncanny Art of Adaptation in Kamouraska, Surfacing, and Le sourd dans la ville." In Screening Gender, Framing Genre: Canadian Literature into Film. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007. (p. 71)