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C'était le 12 du 12 et Chili avait les blues (1994)

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At a railway station in Montreal passengers are stranded due to a snowstorm. One of the stranded, Pierre-Paul discovers a young school girl on the brink of suicide. While he searches for ... See full summary »

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Pierre-Paul
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Chili
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Lili Tomasso
Julie Deslauriers ...
Cathou Barbeau
Fanny Lauzier ...
La Puce
Marie-Josée Bergeron ...
Marie-Stella
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Employé CN
Pierre Curzi ...
Monsieur CN
Julien Laurier ...
Chili enfant
Vincent Lemay-Thivierge ...
Chouinard
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Femme en escarpins (as Élise Guilbault)
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Soeur Saint-Agnès
Normand Chouinard ...
Monsieur danse sociale
Claude Gagnon ...
Bébert
Luc Proulx ...
Homme à la tasse de café
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At a railway station in Montreal passengers are stranded due to a snowstorm. One of the stranded, Pierre-Paul discovers a young school girl on the brink of suicide. While he searches for someone to intervene, Chili, the young girl, disappears, only to reappear of her own accord, after Pierre-Paul's fruitless search. This brief encounter leads to flashback revelations and interaction amongst the supporting characters also stranded in the storm. Written by Prisca Campbell

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26 August 1994 (Canada)  »

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Chili's Blues  »

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Chili: Dad said heaven was like the police. You need your Grade 10 diploma to get in.
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Soundtracks

Volaré
Music by Domenico Modugno
Lyrics by Domenico Modugno and Franco Migliacci
Performed by Normand Chouinard
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Good movie, bad title
7 December 1998 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

If you're someone who likes films with a leisurely pace, real emotions, and characters with whom you can relate, then I have little doubt that this film is for you. However, this film may prove to be too talky for many people...there are many scenes where the two stars are sitting around talking, while NOTHING else is happening. Whether or not that is a good or bad thing is up to you. Personally, I thought that it was perhaps too slow at times, but in the end, I was glad that I took the time to watch it. It's a refreshing change to watch a movie that actually seems real. It's just too bad that the filmmakers used such a LONG (albeit accurate) title.


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