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Charlotte Laurier ...
Alexandra
Benoît Dagenais ...
Becique
Julien Poulin ...
Boyer
Lou Babin ...
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Roger Léger ...
Francis
André Doucet ...
Ginette
Gildor Roy ...
Jacques
Louise Laprade ...
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Luc Proulx ...
Julien
Andréa Parro ...
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Jacques Desrosiers ...
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Angèle Coutu ...
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Alexis Martin ...
Pierrot
Pierre Powers ...
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Michel Forget ...
Romeo Mongrain
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At a maximum security prison, there is preparation for the annual party where entertainers and strippers are scheduled to perform. But not everyone is having fun. A man is sent to solitary, his wife has a nervous breakdown, and a convict prepares to make a daring escape. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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La liberté n'est pas une marque de yogourt!

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Not quite good, not exactly bad...
30 May 2000 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

My reaction to this film has me somewhat puzzled. I mean, I sat through the whole movie, and I was rarely entertained, but I wasn't bored, either. There were a few too many performances (singing/stripping/bad comedy) throughout the movie, but those were the only scenes where I was uninterested by the film. A few of the stories caught my attention, but none of them were given enough time to become truly interesting. So basically, watching this movie made for a painless (and joyless) way to kill some time.


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