"From an individuated voice culturally grounded in Quebec society, [Anne Claire Poirier's] films speak the feminine in a practice that takes up issues of maternity, women's work, creativity, visual representation, and inferior or emerging social positions. But, what makes her work stand out from other women's filmmaking at the [National Film] Board is the reflexivity and subjectivity of her formal aesthetic, in which memory codes are a central strategy."
-- Joan Nicks
Nicks, Joan. "Fragmenting the Feminine: Aesthetic Memory in Anne Claire Poirier's Cinema." In Gendering the Nation: Canadian Women's Cinema, edited by Kay Armatage, Kass Banning, Brenda Longfellow, and Janine Marchessault. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999. (p. 226)