Signes Vitaux, les

...the film offers a new perspective on life, mortality, and the mysterious desire to help others in need.
-Sophia LePage, The McGill Daily


Simone, a beautiful university student in her sexual prime, engages in a torrid romance with a struggling musician. Her carefree world comes crashing down when she receives the news of her grandmother’s shocking death. Now, struggling with profound new questions, she seeks clarity by comforting dying patients in their final days. But her altruistic act soon becomes an obsession, causing a rift with her increasingly frustrated lover.

Theatrical Release Date

Original Languages: French
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 88 min.
Year: 2009


Danielle Ouimet
Francis Ducharme
Marie Brassard
Marie-Hélène Bellavance
Paul De Strooper
Suzanne St-Michel
Sophie Deraspe



Mme. Mireault (Suzanne St-Michel) et Simone (Marie-Helène Bellavance)
Boris (Francis Ducharme)
Simone (Marie-Helène Bellavance)
Simone (Marie-Hélène Bellavance)
M. Perrin (Paul de Strooper) et Mme Perrin (Danielle Ouimet)
M. Cudici (Domenico Caputo)
Mme Perrin (Danielle Ouimet)
Arthur (Arthur Cossette)
Simone (Marie-Hélène Bellavance) et Boris (Francis Ducharme)
Dr Luc Richard (Marc Marans)
Simone (Marie-Hélène Bellavance)
Mme Perrin (Danielle Ouimet)
La réalisatrice Sophie Deraspe