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Séraphin: un homme et son péché (2002)

 -  Drama  -  December 2002 (Canada)
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A young woman is forced to marry an old greedy man to save her father from bankruptcy although she has promised her heart to another man.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Lebeau ...
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Donalda Laloge
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Alexis Labranche
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Père Laloge
Robert Brouillette ...
Bidou Laloge
Céline Bonnier ...
Nanette
Benoît Brière ...
Jambe de Bois
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Notaire Le Potiron
Anne-Marie Cadieux ...
Olympe Le Potiron
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Mme Malterre
Julien Poulin ...
Père Ovide
Normand Chouinard ...
Curé Raudin
Robert Lalonde ...
Docteur Cyprien
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Delphine Lacoste
Marie Tifo ...
Délima Greenwood
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Séraphin unfolds against the severe and achingly beautiful landscape of rural Quebec in 1889, where young lovers are torn from each other when a bankrupt shopkeeper forces his daughter into an arranged marriage to save his business. But true love cannot be denied... Written by Stephen Kirkham

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Also Known As:

Les belles histoires des Pays-d'en-Haut  »

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CAD 6,100,000 (estimated)
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When Alexis comes back from the north the first time and he is seen through the doctor's window walking in the village, snow can be seen everywhere on the ground. A few minutes later outside on a different shot there's barely any snow left anywhere on the ground. See more »

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Quebecois Film
6 January 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Un Homme et Son Peche is not an uncommon film. The plot follows the exploits of a rural Quebec village at the turn of the century. This movie has been made before, in fact this film is based on a TV show which itself is based on a radio play.

What is unique about this film is its attention to details. The sets are impressive, built for the film. The cinemagraphy captures the natural beauty of Northern Quebec perfectly. Its as though you could touch the screen and feel the characters world.

The acting is not bad. I'm not a big fan of Roy Dupuis, but he did manage to make me feel genuine emotion for his character.

This film has become a phenomenon in Quebec, likely to become the Provinces highest grossing domestic film ever. I think this film will be remembered more as a force than for its story, but that's ok as long as it is remembered at all


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