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La mort d'un bûcheron (1973)

A young girl that came to Montréal to find her dad is exploited by a bar owner.

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Marie Chapdeleine
Willie Lamothe ...
Armand St. Amour
Daniel Pilon ...
François Paradis
Pauline Julien ...
Charlotte Juillet
Marcel Sabourin ...
Ti-Noir L'Esperance
J. Léo Gagnon
Roger Lebel
Ernest Guimond
Jacques Gagnon
Gil Laroche
Jacques Bouchard
Yvonne Diabo
Eugene Lahache
Marcel Fournier
Denise Filiatrault ...
Blanche Bellefeuille
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Marie Chapdelaine leaves her rural Quebec village and travels to Montreal to find her estranged lumberjack father who disappeared seven years ago. She meets Armand St-Amour, a former friend of her father and the owner of a country-and-western bar called the Rodeo Club. Armand takes the opportunity to exploit the naive and innocent young girl and tells her that if she works for him as a topless singer he will put her in touch with her father's mistress who will know where he is. She meets Francois Paradis, a journalist, and becomes romantically involved with him. He suggests to her that he has contacts in the logging industry that could have a lead on her father's whereabouts but first he encourages her to quit her job at the bar and come to work for him. She agrees, and Francois gets her a job as a model and forces her to pose nude for a magazine. Disillusioned, Marie loses touch with what she really came to the city to do until a chance encounter may finally lead her to the truth... Written by pr1mal_1

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25 January 1973 (Canada)  »

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The Death of a Lumberjack  »

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CAD 250,000 (estimated)
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