☆"You never heard the one about the two old ladies who went into the woods for a tramp?"
"But he got away."☆
NOPEtober 2020 Film #28 of 31
Cynthia Scott's loosely scripted Canadian docufiction hybrid gem Strangers in Good Company -- alternatively known as The Company of Strangers -- is EXACTLY the kind of film I needed to help round out NOPEtober, as we hit the home stretch of positive stories, musicals, comedies, and uplifting documentaries.
But this isn't simply a feel-good flick, it's a modern feminist classic, criminally underseen. And it's a masterpiece.
In the countryside of Quebec, seven older women travel on an outing -- Mohawk elder Alice (Alice Diabo), U.S.-born Quebecer Constance (Constance Garneau), English woman…