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Charlotte Laurier ...
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Benoît Dagenais ...
Becique
Julien Poulin ...
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Lou Babin ...
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Roger Léger ...
Francis
André Doucet ...
Ginette
Gildor Roy ...
Jacques
Louise Laprade ...
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Luc Proulx ...
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Andréa Parro ...
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Jacques Desrosiers ...
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Angèle Coutu ...
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Alexis Martin ...
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Pierre Powers ...
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Michel Forget ...
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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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2 February 1990 (Canada)  »

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CAD 2,300,000 (estimated)
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Bonne Fete mom
Music by Richard Desjardins
Lyrics by Richard Desjardins and X. Cote
Performed by Andre Doucet
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real moody movie
14 April 2004 | by (Ottawa, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This movie really hit the spot, it is made to be a moody movie and acheives that. The only scene that shows any hope for the characters is the prison break. the rest is pure dispair. there are beatings, rape, a suicide and even a transvestite.

Like another user said in a comment, it really shows that prisons do not really rehabilitate inmates. Like other prison movies such as the Shawshank Redemption that it destroys the human spirit instead.

wished that we saw more great movies like this from quebec. The industry is having a hard time due to the fact the movies generally do not do well in france because of the language barrier.

real hard movie.

good quebec production


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