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1. Ce soir (ou jamais!) (2006– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Frédéric Taddeï, Michel Maffesoli, Emmanuel Todd, Jean-Didier Vincent

2. Duplessis (1978 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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The life and times of Maurice Duplessis (1890-1959), Prime Minister of Quebec from 1936 to 1939 and from 1944 to his death in September 1959.

Stars: Jean Lapointe, Patricia Nolin, Claude Grisé, Guy L'Ecuyer

3. Les Bougon: C'est aussi ça la vie (2004–2006)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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An ex-blue-collar city employee tries to blow the whistle on corruption but when he loses his job over his righteous zeal, he goes from a life of honesty to a life of screwing the system. The whole family adopts this attitude. The whole title of the show is "Les Bougons, C'est Aussi Ça La Vie" Which translates into "The Bougons, This Is Also Life"

Stars: Rémy Girard, Louison Danis, Claude Laroche, Antoine Bertrand

4. There Is No Direction (2005)

35 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Director: Sarah Bertrand | Stars: Denys Arcand, Hector Babenco, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sanjay Leela Bhansali

5. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

6. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

7. Achieving the Unachievable (2007)

52 min | Documentary

7.6
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An inquiry around the mystery behind the missing hole in M.C. Escher "Print Gallery".

Writer: Jean Bergeron | Director: Jean Bergeron | Stars: Denys Arcand, Joost Batenburg, François Bergeron, Hans de Rijk

8. Léolo (1992)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds - the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his severely dysfunctional (and largely insane) family, and the imaginative world that he ... See full summary »

Writer: Jean-Claude Lauzon | Director: Jean-Claude Lauzon | Stars: Maxime Collin, Ginette Reno, Gilbert Sicotte, Julien Guiomar

9. Jesus of Montreal (1989)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.5
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A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.

Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Catherine Wilkening, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Rémy Girard

10. Le confort et l'indifférence (1982)

109 min | Documentary

7.5
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Made shortly after the referendum on Quebec's independence was held, this documentary illustrates what the politicians' promises were and how the population did not really care nor truly ... See full summary »

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Jean-Pierre Ronfard, Raymond Barre, Pierre Brodeur, Monique Bégin

11. Les amoureuses (1993)

99 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Writer: Johanne Prégent | Director: Johanne Prégent | Stars: Louise Portal, Kenneth Welsh, Léa-Marie Cantin, Tony Nardi

12. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )
Episode: Ensimmäisen elokuvamuiston kaiho (2010)

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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Writer: Peter von Bagh | Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Maud Linder, Jean Dréville, Roy Ward Baker

13. Dogma (1999)

R | 130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.4
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62 Metascore

An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loophole and re-enter Heaven.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Bud Cort

14. Le confessionnal (1995)

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel, 16, unmarried, and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Lepage | Director: Robert Lepage | Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Patrick Goyette, Jean-Louis Millette, Kristin Scott Thomas

15. On est au coton (1976)

173 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director Denys Arcand made an inquiry on textile industry in Quebec, meeting employers and workers of that industry.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Denys Arcand, Jean-Paul Beaudry, Carmen Bertrand, Jean-Jacques Bertrand

16. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )

90 min | Documentary

7.5
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Stars: Peter von Bagh, Robert Parrish, Roy Ward Baker, Víctor Erice

17. Barney's Version (2010)

R | 134 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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67 Metascore

The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.

Writers: Mordecai Richler, Michael Konyves | Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike, Jake Hoffman, Macha Grenon

18. The Decline of the American Empire (1986)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

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Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat.

Writers: Denys Arcand, Gabriel Arcand, Mark Blandford, Jean-Claude Lauzon, Monique Proulx, Yvon Rivard, Catherine Ruelle, Louise Vandelac | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Dominique Michel, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi

19. Empire, Inc. (1985 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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Stars: Kenneth Welsh, Martha Henry, Jennifer Dale, Peter Dvorsky

20. Québec: Duplessis et après... (1972)

121 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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A documentary about Maurice Duplessis and the quebec nationalism which to new levels after the death of this Premier of the Province of Quebec. The director used the electoral campaigns of ... See full summary »

Writers: Denys Arcand, Pierre Maheu | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Robin Spry, Gisèle Trépanier, Denys Arcand, Robert Bourassa

21. Shootout (2003– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Big time producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart sit down with the biggest names in the business.

Stars: Peter Guber, Jeff Brenner, Clint Eastwood, Charlize Theron

22. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

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Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Jean Rochefort, Nathalie Baye, Jeanne Moreau

23. Réjeanne Padovani (1973)

96 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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The unexpected return of his ex-wife and the assembly of a group of protesters both threaten to wreck a corrupt contractor's inauguration party for his new superhighway.

Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Jean Lajeunesse, Luce Guilbeault, J. Léo Gagnon, Therese Cadorette

24. Days of Darkness (2007)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Jean-Marc Leblanc (Labrèche), a desperate civil servant, escapes reality as we all know it, to imagine himself as the hero in imaginary adventures.

Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Marc Labrèche, Diane Kruger, Sylvie Léonard, Caroline Néron

25. Un zoo la nuit (1987)

115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Marcel, recently released from prison, attempt to rebuild his relationship with his girlfriend Julie (now a prostitute) and especially his father Albert (who thinks he's been away on a long... See full summary »

Writer: Jean-Claude Lauzon | Director: Jean-Claude Lauzon | Stars: Gilles Maheu, Roger Lebel, Corrado Mastropasqua, Lorne Brass

26. Joyeux Calvaire (1996)

89 min | Drama

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In Montreal, the wanderings of two urban homeless, Marcel, an old timer and Joseph, who just landed in the big city. Both philosophers and resourceful nice bums roam the streets of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Claire Richard | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Lorne Brass, Gaston Lepage, Benoît Brière, André Mélançon

27. Between Sweet and Salt Water (1967)

85 min | Drama

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A young singer-songwriter abandons his life in his hometown and moves to the city to make it big. He achieves fame, but it comes at a price.

Writers: Denys Arcand, Michel Brault, Marcel Dubé, Gérald Godin, Claude Jutra | Director: Michel Brault | Stars: Claude Gauthier, Geneviève Bujold, Paul Gauthier, Denise Bombardier

28. Le crime d'Ovide Plouffe (1984)

107 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Ovide Plouffe has married Rita. She still tries to attract other men even after their marriage. Unhappy Ovide feels for Marie - a young French woman he had met. But his catholic background ... See full summary »

Writers: Denys Arcand, Roger Lemelin | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Gabriel Arcand, Anne Létourneau, Jean Carmet, Véronique Jannot

29. Alone or with Others (1962)

64 min

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Writers: Denys Arcand, Stéphane Venne | Directors: Denys Arcand, Denis Héroux, Stéphane Venne | Stars: Michelle Boulizon, Nicole Braun, André Dubois, Serge Grenier

30. Gina (1975)

95 min | Drama

6.8
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A beautiful stripper hires renowned criminals to exact revenge on those who raped her in her motel room.

Writers: Jacques Poulin, Alain Dostie | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Céline Lomez, Claude Blanchard, Frédérique Collin, Serge Thériault

31. La maudite galette (1972)

100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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A robbery at the secluded country home of a wealthy old man goes horribly awry.

Writer: Jacques Benoit | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Luce Guilbeault, Marcel Sabourin, René Caron, Denys Arcand

32. Volleyball (1966)

10 min | Short

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Director: Denys Arcand

33. Lost & Profound (2005)

Short, Comedy

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If you saw someone drop a thick pack of cash on the ground what would run through your mind? A variety of people, from all walks of life explore those thoughts before making that crucial ... See full summary »

Writer: Lee Chambers | Director: Lee Chambers | Star: Vicki Rivard

34. Shootout (2003– )
Episode: Episode #2.20 (2004)

Talk-Show

6.8
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Stars: Denys Arcand, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Danny DeVito, Robert Downey Jr.

35. Love & Human Remains (1993)

R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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Set in a dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city, LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS is a dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film ... See full summary »

Writer: Brad Fraser | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Thomas Gibson, Ruth Marshall, Cameron Bancroft, Mia Kirshner

36. La vie fantôme (1992)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A literature professor successfully lives two fulfilling lives: one with his wife and two children, and another with his librarian mistress. He loves everyone equally but something occurs that threatens everything.

Writers: Danièle Sallenave, Jacques Leduc, Yvon Rivard | Director: Jacques Leduc | Stars: Ron Lea, Pascale Bussières, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Elise Guilbault

37. Ma soeur, mon amour (1992)

95 min | Drama

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Writers: Denys Arcand, Suzy Cohen | Director: Suzy Cohen | Stars: Ann-Gisel Glass, Cris Campion, Gilbert Sicotte, Jacques Penot

38. Samuel de Champlain: Québec 1603 (1964)

15 min | Short, Documentary

6.6
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Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand

39. Maple Flavour Films (2008)

46 min | Documentary

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A humorous and compelling documentary that explores the current state of the Canadian English-language film industry through interviews with everyday Canadians and notable film industry ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Sparaga | Director: Michael Sparaga | Stars: Shauna MacDonald, Richard Crouse, Louise Archambault, Brad Pelman

40. Normande (1975)

117 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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The demands of her family and the stress of daily life drive the mind of a woman into permanent fantasy as a way to cope.

Writer: Ben Barzman | Director: Gilles Carle | Stars: Carole Laure, Raymond Cloutier, Reynald Bouchard, Carmen Giroux

41. In the Shadow of Hollywood (2000)

112 min | Documentary

6.5
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Writers: Laurent Gagliardi, Sylvie Groulx, Jean Chabot | Director: Sylvie Groulx | Stars: Élise Bertrand, Denys Arcand, Anne-Marie Bidaud, Luciana Castellina

42. Les montréalistes (1965)

28 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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A look back at the small band of missionaries that founded the city of Montréal, Canada.

Writer: Andrée Thibault | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Gilles Marsolais, Gisèle Trépanier

43. Shootout (2003– )
Episode: Episode #1.20 (2004)

Talk-Show

6.4
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Stars: Denys Arcand, T Bone Burnett, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Kevin Costner

44. De l'art et la manière chez Denys Arcand (2000)

60 min

6.3
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Director: Georges Dufaux | Star: Denys Arcand

45. Jusqu'au cou (1964)

74 min

6.2
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Writers: Denis Héroux, Denys Arcand, Gilles Groulx, Pierre Lemelin, Jean Rivard | Director: Denis Héroux | Stars: Édith de Villers, Raymond Levasseur, Renée Lescop, Guy Dufresne

47. La route de l'Ouest (1965)

28 min | Short

6.0
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Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand | Star: Christian Delmas

48. Le règne de la beauté (2014)

Drama

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Le film raconte l'histoire de Luc (Éric Bruneau), un architecte dans la trentaine en pleine ascension professionnelle... See full synopsis »

Writers: Denys Arcand, Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Éric Bruneau, Mélanie Thierry, Melanie Merkosky, Marie-Josée Croze

49. Champlain (1964)

28 min | Short, Documentary

5.9
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Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand

50. Stardom (2000)

R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy

5.7
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36 Metascore

A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.

Writers: Denys Arcand, Jacob Potashnik | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Jessica Paré, Victoria Snow, Jessica Mackenzie, Macha Grenon