(84 min. 2017)
A story of bravery, small-town summer love, and the secret world of girls.
Thirteen-year-old Bea (Charlotte Salisbury) wants a best friend more than anything else, but when she meets boisterous Kate (Lucinda Armstrong Hall) she gets more than she ever imagined. Porcupine Lake is a story of bravery and the secret world of girls set in northern Ontario during a hot and hazy summertime when adulthood has not yet arrived, but childhood is quickly vanishing.
“Incredibly deep and natural performances.” Jane Anderson, Filmmaker, Emmy Award – Olive Kitteridge
“A story every woman carries inside her.” Melissa Leo, Actor, Academy Award – The Fighter
“Veninger’s most lyrical and accessible film to date.” Jamie Paul Rock, Executive Producer – Heartland
A film of “heart and prickly specificity.” Angelo Muredda, Cinemascope
“Porcupine Lake is a worthy, wise tale of teenage longing.” Christopher Schobert, The Playlist