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Action: The October Crisis of 1970 (1974)

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A historical account of the French-Canadian terrorist kidnapping incident and the Federal Govt.'s response by declaring martial-law.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Pierre Bourgault ...
Himself (Leader of RIN)
Réal Caouette ...
Himself (Créditiste MP) (archive footage)
Claude Charron ...
Himself (Péquiste MNA, with Lévesque) (archive footage)
Michel Chartrand ...
Himself (organizer of miners' strike) (archive footage)
James Cross ...
Himself (with Choquette after his release) (archive footage)
Charles de Gaulle ...
Himself (Vive le Québec libre speech in Montreal) (archive footage)
Davidson Dunton ...
Himself (Co-chairman, Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism) (archive footage)
Charles Gagnon ...
Himself (FLQ with Lemieux) (archive footage)
Eric Kierans ...
Himself (archive footage)
Claude Lachance ...
Herself (journalist, describes discovery of Laporte) (archive footage)
André Laurendeau ...
Himself (Co-chairman, Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism) (archive footage) (as André Laurandeau)
Robert Lemieux ...
Himself (FLQ spokesman))
René Lévesque ...
Himself (Leader of PQ)
Robert MacNeil ...
Himself (hopes to interview Trudeau on Parliament Hill) (archive footage)
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Herself (visits Canada, 1964) (archive footage)
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The Front de liberation du Quebec was a Canadian terrorist organization which staged a series of attacks in the late 1960's which culminated in the kidnappings of Pierre Laporte, Quebec's minister of culture, and James Cross, the British Consul in Montreal, in October of 1970. This film traces those events and the political and social reactions and circumstances surrounding them. Written by Leftguard

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16 September 1974 (Canada)  »

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Les évènements d'octobre 1970  »

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