At the instigation of the filmmakers, the young men of the Ile-aux-Coudres in the middle of the St-Lawrence River try as a memorial to their ancestors to revive the fishing of the belugas ... See full summary »
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Complete credited cast:
Léopold Tremblay ...
Marchand and president of the new beluga fishing co.
Alexis Tremblay ...
Cultivateur et politicien
Abel Harvey ...
Capitaine et maître de pêche
Louis Harvey ...
Cultivateur et chantre d'église
Joachim Harvey ...
Capitaine du Nord de l'Île
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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 River try as a memorial to their ancestors to revive the fishing of the belugas interrupted in 1924. Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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4 August 1963 (Canada)  »

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For Those Who Will Follow  »

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CAD 80,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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A masterpiece
17 April 2000 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is no ordinary documentary. It's history and ethnology. Brault & Perrault shot that at a moment when a traditional way of life was still part of the every day of the fishermen of a small island of the St-Laurent river, in Québec. The way the old people talk are very XIXe Century. Old people takes their traditions to the youngs. Little children watch and learn, like in a society where oral transmission was the only way to learn. It's also made when National Film Board of Canada (ONF) was very very creative, espacially the French Canadians who were working there. This is a very unique piece of work.


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