2016 • 101 minutes
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About this movie

Nelly is a 2016 Canadian biographical-drama film directed by Anne Émond and starring Mylène Mackay as Nelly Arcan, an award-winning Canadian author and former sex worker who committed suicide in 2009. The film is based on some of Arcan's own writings, including her book Putain.
After debuting at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, the film received some positive reviews, including for Mackay's performance. It was nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards and won for Best Costume Design.