Les 30 Meilleurs Films Québecois

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1.
Orderers (1974)
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A fact-based account of ordinary citizens who found themselves arrested and imprisoned without charge for weeks during the October Crisis in 1970 Quebec. (109 mins.)
Director: Michel Brault
 
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Les bons débarras (1980)
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A woman is overwhelmed with having to deal with her emotionally unstable daughter, mentally-challenged brother and two suitors while simultaneously trying to run her small firewood business. (120 mins.)
 
3.
Pour la suite du monde (1963 Documentary)
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At the instigation of the filmmakers, the young men of the Ile-aux-Coudres in the middle of the St-Lawrence... (105 mins.)
 
4.
Incendies (2010)
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Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes. (139 mins.)
 
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Mon oncle Antoine (1971)
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Set in cold rural Quebec at Christmas time, we follow the coming of age of a young boy and the life... (104 mins.)
Director: Claude Jutra
 
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The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
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Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat. (101 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
7.
La vraie nature de Bernadette (1972)
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A woman imbued with naturalistic and libertarian theories leaves her city home to live in the countryside with her young son... (115 mins.)
Director: Gilles Carle
 
8.
Take It All (1963)
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A man struggles with his identity, his life choices, his interracial relationship, and his latent homosexuality. A portrait of some young intellectuals in early sixties Montreal. (99 mins.)
Director: Claude Jutra
 
9.
Octobre (1994)
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A dramatization of the infamous Canadian terrorist abduction & murder of a government minister by a cell of The Quebec Liberation Front. (97 mins.)
 
10.
Les Plouffe (1981)
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The lives of the average Quebecois Plouffe family during the final years of the depression and through World War II. (227 mins.)
Director: Gilles Carle
 
11.
Réjeanne Padovani (1973)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
12.
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
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C.R.A.Z.Y. Extraordinary lives of ordinary people in search of love and happiness - that's the premise of "C.R.A.Z.Y", a family drama unlike any other. (127 mins.)
 
13.
Cat in the Sack (1964)
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A young journalist is unhappy with society and contemplates what he can do about it. (74 mins.)
Director: Gilles Groulx
 
14.
Le règne du jour (1967 Documentary)
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Four years after Pour la suite du monde, the director 'Pierre Perrault' ask Alexis Tremblay if he agreed to... (118 mins.)
Director: Pierre Perrault
 
15.
Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
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At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed. (94 mins.)
 
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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
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During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son. (99 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
17.
Le party (1990)
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At a maximum security prison, there is preparation for the annual party where entertainers and strippers are scheduled to perform... (103 mins.)
 
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February 15, 1839 (2001)
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(120 mins.)
 
20.
Jesus of Montreal (1989)
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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. (118 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
21.
Léolo (1992)
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Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds - the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his... (107 mins.)
 
22.
A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile (2015 Documentary)
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When well-known Syrian blogger Amina Arraf - purportedly kidnapped by local authorities during the Arab Spring - was revealed to be an elaborate hoax persona, an entire international community realized it had been catfished. (84 mins.)
Director: Sophie Deraspe
 
23.
The Demons (2015)
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A young boy begins to experience the adult world as he enters adolescence. (118 mins.)
Director: Philippe Lesage
 
24.
The Salesman (2011)
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Marcel Lévesque, a quick-witted car salesman nearing retirement, lives to sell. He has been salesman... (107 mins.)
 
25.
Polytechnique (2009)
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A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist. (77 mins.)
 
26.
The Necessities of Life (2008)
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In 1952, an Inuit hunter named Tivii with tuberculosis leaves his northern home and family to go recuperate at a sanatorium in Quebec City... (102 mins.)
Director: Benoît Pilon
 
27.
Gaz Bar Blues (2003)
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This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the... (115 mins.)
Director: Louis Bélanger
 
28.
La vie heureuse de Léopold Z (1965)
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A worker, called in a hurry to remove the snow in the city street, try to buy his remaining gifts in... (68 mins.)
Director: Gilles Carle
 
29.
War Witch (2012)
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Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12. (90 mins.)
Director: Kim Nguyen
 
30.
Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003)
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A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme to make Dr. Christopher Lewis a local. (108 mins.)