A Winter Tan

A Winter Tan is a 1987 Canadian drama film. Based on the book Give Sorrow Words by Maryse Holder, the film stars Jackie Burroughs as Holder.


In this docudrama, Jackie Burroughs stars as Maryse Holder, the ill-fated feminist author who met an untimely death in Acapulco. Her behavior toward Mexican men was to regard them as subjects for the pursuit of sexual and romantic adventure. Her own pursuits of sex and booze and love lead to her death at the hands of one of her many macho partners.