2 Seconds

Champion of the mountain bike circuit, Laurie (Charlotte Laurier) is, after ten years, still at the top of her game. At the start of a crucial race she falters for two seconds and loses. She is forced into early retirement by her boss but is allowed to keep the one thing she loves most; her bike. Now lost and alone outside the competition circuit, she is forced to fend for herself and find a new direction. Moving to Montreal she finds work as a bike courier, and soon impresses her colleagues with her electrifying speed and obsessive love of cycling. She meets Lorenzo (Dino Tavarone), who was himself a racing champion in his day (the 60s). For the first time, Laurie's knowledge and perceptions of cycling are questioned. Over time a friendship and an understanding develop between the ex-champions, and they even discover that they have similar tastes in women!

Year: 1998
Genre: Foreign Language Films, Queer Cinema, French Cinema, Sport Films
Country: Canada
Director: Manon Briand
Starring: Charlotte Laurier, Dino Tavarone, Jonathan Bolduc, Suzanne Clement, Yves Pelletier
Duration: 100 Minutes
Rating: M
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (France)
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