Without false modesty, a direct and honest look at a young woman battling breast cancer. 


A PhD student and part-time teacher, Marie-Philippe loves cats and Harry Potter. But one week before her 29th birthday, she learns that she has breast cancer. Over the course of a year, without false modesty, we accompany her every step of the way as she confides in us with shocking honesty. An ode to life, courage and the resilience of all those who fight disease on a daily basis.

Theme(s): , Portrait, Sociology


Director | , Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
Year | , 2023
Country | , Québec
Duration | 82 minutes
Original language | , French
Subtitles | , English
Image | Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
Sound | Hubert Caron-Guay, Isabelle Lussie, Sylvain Bellemare
Editing | Emmanuelle Lane
Producer | Fanny Drew, Sarah Mannering
Distributor | Chantale Pagé



Geneviève Dulude-De Celles


In 2014, Geneviève Dulude-De Celles’ first short fiction film, The Cut, won Best International Short Film at the Sundance Film Festival in addition to a dozen other awards and selections in over 80 international festivals. The following year, she released Welcome to F.L., a feature documentary that premiered at TIFF and won the Best Documentary Hope Award at RIDM. Her first feature film, A Colony, was released in Quebec in the winter of 2019 and won several festival awards, including the Crystal Bear at the Berlinale and Best Film at the Canadian Screen Awards. Days is her second feature documentary.


Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec - FCVQ



28 August 2024 at 20h00

Parc St-Mark 

The film will be followed by a discussion with Marie-Philip, the protagonist of the film.