|Johanne-Marie Tremblay||Sister Constance Lazure|
|Sophie Lorain||First Lover|
|Markita Boies||Nurse Suzanne|
|Micheline Lanctôt||Nurse Carole|
|Jean-Marc Parent||Ronald the Syndicalist|
In this sequel to ''The Decline of the American Empire,'' middle-aged Montreal-based professor Rémy discovers that he is terminally ill with cancer. This revelation leads to his reconnecting with his son, Sébastien, a finance expert living in London who has embraced ideals that are at odds with his father's socialist leanings. As Remy reconnects with his son, and other relatives and friends, they discuss everything from sex to politics to philosophy.