Sophie Deraspe’s provocative and timely adaptation of the classic Greek tragedy of the same name reimagines the story of a woman’s quest for justice as a commentary on the immigrant experience in contemporary Montreal.
'Antigone' had won the Toronto International Film Festival Award for 'Best Canadian Film'.
The movie was also selected as the Canadian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.
'Antigone' had won the Best Canadian Film at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.
Antigone was also selected as the Canadian entry for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.
Director Sophie Deraspe had informed the audience at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that she had sorted out 800 applicants and chose 300 to look at and eventually chose Naheema for the role of Antigone.
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