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Movie review: Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre has fun with a timely topic

Guibord s’en va-t-en guerre

Directed by: Philippe Falardeau
Starring: Patrick Huard, Irdens Exantus, Clémence Dufresne-Deslières, Suzanne Clément
Running time: 108 minutes… 589 more words


Philippe Falardeau casts a vote for political comedy with Guibord s’en va-t-en guerre

The advance word on Guibord s’en va-t-en guerre was that it represented a bit of a change of pace for Oscar-nominated filmmaker Philippe Falardeau. That this light political comedy starring popular local actor Patrick Huard was perhaps Falardeau’s most unabashedly commercial venture to date, an easy-to-digest laugher about a Quebec politician who has to break a tie in a House of Commons vote on whether Canada should go to war. 1,255 more words


Tout le monde en parle host, guests gang up on Stéfanie Trudeau

Did you see Stéfanie Trudeau on Tout le monde en parle Sunday night? She’s the infamous “matricule 728,” the Montreal cop who became (in)famous after she was videotaped pepper-spraying student demonstrators during the Maple Spring protests in the spring of 2012 and was also taped putting a man in a headlock in October 2012. 516 more words


Domination du monde: How French Canadian directors are taking over the world of cinema

When Jean-Marc Vallée’s Demolition opened the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday, it marked the culmination of a shift that’s been happening in Canadian cinema for the last several years. 794 more words


Quebec filmmakers have a home at Toronto International Film Festival

There’s no better place to put your finger on the pulse of Quebec cinema than Toronto.

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has become the go-to event for Quebec directors to launch new work, offering unparalleled visibility, as well as access to distributors and media from around the world. 1,587 more words


Locarno Film Review: 'My Internship in Canada'

In Canada, the power to declare war lies squarely in the hands of the Cabinet. In “My Internship in Canada,” that responsibility falls to a single Member of Parliament who, owing to a deadlock between both sides, has the deciding vote but no clue as to handle the situation. 883 more words


Quebec films integral part of Canadian lineup at TIFF

Perhaps we’ve become spoiled. But it’s hard not to notice that compared to the past couple years, it will be a diminished contingent of Quebec directors bringing features to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September. 515 more words