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Old 05-12-2015, 04:24 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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Turner Classic movies shows a number of French movies, but not French Canadian movies. Are there any Americans should watch?
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Old 05-13-2015, 02:57 PM
 
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There must not be any, since no one has responded.
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Old 05-13-2015, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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What kind of movies are you interested in?
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Old 05-13-2015, 03:27 PM
 
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Historical dramas.
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Old 05-13-2015, 03:50 PM
 
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The definitive film on the 1970 FLQ terrorist crisis:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWsQZnstuoE
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Old 05-13-2015, 03:54 PM
 
Location: The Mitten.
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I have two recommendations, Old Moldy.

1. Jesus of Montreal (1989) written and directed by Denys Arcand. There are a few screamingly funny scenes in it.

2. Mon Oncle Antoine (1971) directed by Claude Jutra. Oh. My. God. It will turn you inside out and leave you for dead.
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Old 05-13-2015, 03:56 PM
 
Location: The Mitten.
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Okay, I just now saw your historical drama comment. Neither of my recommendations are that. But watch them anyway!

NOT a Quebecois film, preciscely, but Black Robe is about the early, early intersection of French missionaries, native tribes, and les voyageurs.
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Old 05-13-2015, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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I have two recommendations, Old Moldy.

1. Jesus of Montreal (1989) written and directed by Denys Arcand. There are a few screamingly funny scenes in it.

2. Mon Oncle Antoine (1971) directed by Claude Jutra. Oh. My. God. It will turn you inside out and leave you for dead.
Good suggestions!
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Old 05-13-2015, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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Séraphin: Heart of Stone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A classic tale from the Quebec of old. A famous novel, then a 1960s TV series, and this more recent movie. The recent movie is beautifully shot, the actors very good and the music is great. They just announced they will be resurrecting the TV series as well.

Here are some trailers:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M600Lo0gD68



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmR0gDbjlDY
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Old 05-13-2015, 04:04 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPIGxCI8MB4

About the Patriotes rebellion in the 1830s, their capture and execution by the British.
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