54 Varick Street
Manhattan, NY 10013
Description: Written and directed by Deborah Chow, this film starts with an accident. Henry (Zach Braff) makes a wrong turn and crashes into Nathalie (Isabelle Blais). In a fit of panic and over the legal limit, he runs away, leaving Nathalie lying in the street, unconscious, bleeding, and eight months pregnant. She wakes up in the hospital only to find her bright future destroyed and the baby she is still carrying dead. Her husband, Michel (Patrick Labbe) is too unnerved and emotionally bereft to deal with the tragedy. As her life unravels, she stumbles across Henry – who has been secretly searching for his victim. Unaware who he really is, Nathalie sees him as an unlikely guardian angel, everything Michel is not – compassionate, charming, and a little crazy. She finds a welcome relief in the tall, rumpled stranger that seems only too willing to offer her refuge. But Henry has his own problems. His past is catching up with him, and he soon discovers that the police are steadily closing in. The inevitable collision will force Henry and Nathalie to confront loss and life, and to ultimately decide whether the high cost of living is worth the price.