Irene the Lionhearted is an intimate, historical and poetic account of
the life of Irene Kon, as seen through the eyes of her
granddaughter. It spans a century of Canada's social and political
history, as experienced by one woman. The film explores Irene's
experience of work, marriage, motherhood, politics, art, and
spirituality, against a constantly changing historical backdrop.
It paints an impressionistic portrait of
an extraordinary woman at the end of her life.
Three versions of this video are available:
Irene the Lionhearted, 2002, 82 min, colour (long version)
Irene the Lionhearted, 2002, 45 min, colour (Engl. TV version)
Irène au coeur de lion, 2002, 45 min, colour (Fr. subtitles)
IRENE THE LIONHEARTED
Quebec, 2002, 45 min 40 s, Colour