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Drifting Snow follows two strangers, Joanne (Sonja Smits) and Chris (Jonas Bonnetta), who make the best of a nighttime car accident by sharing a road trip together the next day. As a snow storm rolls across their route, their past year in Prince Edward County floats through each of their minds. After losing her husband John (Colin Mochrie) a year ago, Joanne faces the rituals of remote rural life on her own. Processing the loss of his mother by taking care of her old home in the country with his sister (Rachel Bonnetta), Chris struggles to convince his girlfriend (Jess Salguiero) to join him outside the city. As their journey together unfolds, their drifting memories reveal parallel experiences, helping each of them shift the focus of their destination.

Directed and Written by: Ryan Noth

Starring: Sonja Smits, Jonas Bonnetta, Colin Mochrie, Rachel Bonnetta, Jess Salguiero

Genre: Drama

Downloadable Stills:

"The absolute standout out of Drifting Snow is its stunning cinematography, captured by Tess Girard... Girard uses her skillful eye to portray the harshness of the land but also uplifts its curves, lending them a sense of comfort for those who choose to stay and make a home in its seemingly unforgiving shapes."

- The Globe and Mail

"The sombre and strikingly shot film is poetic, meditative drama with a fine performance at its core."

- That Shelf

"It’s a small, delicate movie about the value of every connection we’re lucky enough to make, for as long as that connection might last. "

- NOW Toronto

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