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La petite Aurore l'enfant martyre (1952)

A little girl wittness the death of her mother- expressly killed through negligence by the woman supposedly nursing the invalid mother back to health. The coniving nurse in turn marries the... See full summary »

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Yvonne Laflamme ...
Lucie Mitchell ...
Marie-Louise
Paul Desmarteaux ...
Theodore
Janette Bertrand ...
Catherine (as Jeannette Bertrand)
Jean Lajeunesse ...
Abraham
J. Léo Gagnon ...
Le médecin
Marc Forrez ...
Le curé
Therese McKinnon ...
Delphine Andois
Nana de Varennes ...
Melvina
Lucie Poitras
Rolland D'Amour ...
Le forgeron (as Roland D'Amour)
Adrien Laurion
André Poitras
Pierrette Legare
Roch Poulin ...
Maurice
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A little girl wittness the death of her mother- expressly killed through negligence by the woman supposedly nursing the invalid mother back to health. The coniving nurse in turn marries the child's father thereby taking the dead woman's place and becoming the little girl's stepmother. After unwisely revealing to the stepmother that she knows the reason for her mother's death; Arore is abused by her stepmother who hopes that in torturing the child she can keep her silent. The father, who is absent during the day farming the land, closes his eyes or refuses to believe his new wife is abusive when confronted by the sight of his miserable burnt and beaten child. Written by Huiswoman

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25 April 1952 (Canada)  »

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Aurore, l'enfant martyre  »

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CAD 75,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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This is our Plan Nine From Outer Space
10 September 1999 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

A lot of people admits Plan Nine From Outer Space is the worst film of all time. But this 1952 French Canadian movie is just a little bit near to win the title. Acting are awful, story is very very stupid and anything's about this movie is extremely bad: film direction, sets, and music (Big old Hammond organ all the way!). In a very poor countryside of Quebec, a little girl lost her dear mother. Her father marries another woman. This woman hates the little girl. So she tortures her. She hits her with sticks, with iron, she push her in stairways, she don't feed her, she burns her hands on the stove, she made her eat soap (yes!) etc. But nobody's seem to notice, despite that the little girl look like a zombie. But at the end of the film, a neighbour seem to notice there is something strange about this kid... Then comes the priest and the holy man realise what's wrong. The bad woman is sentenced to death. But the little girl, now an angel, forgives her. Can you image worst melodrama? I can't! See this film! You will never forget it, in the same way people of today loves Plan Nine From Outer Space.


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