Marcel, recently released from prison, attempt to rebuild his relationship with his girlfriend Julie (now a prostitute) and especially his father Albert (who thinks he's been away on a long... See full summary »
The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel, 16, unmarried, and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the ... See full summary »
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Marcel, recently released from prison, attempt to rebuild his relationship with his girlfriend Julie (now a prostitute) and especially his father Albert (who thinks he's been away on a long trip abroad), while being pursued by two corrupt cops (one of whom bears a longstanding grudge against him) for drug money he's alleged to possess... Written by
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The principal attraction of this movie, a family and police drama set in contemporary Montréal, was the great play by Gilles Maheu, which has since then become a sucessful theatre director in Québec and around the world. Seeing him ride a motorcycle and fighting against gangsters was very interesting!
People shouldn't expect to see a similiar movie from "Léolo" of the same director; this one proves to be way less artistically refined.
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