Gilbert Tanguay, the director of the anti-crime squad, hires two men to catch the head of Montreal's Mafia, Giuseppe Scarfo. One, Pierre Gauthier, is going to lead the investigation, and ... See full summary »
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
A princess, along with a general and two commoners evade pursuit of an enemy and his samurai cohorts. The princess and general are caught but are rescued and then destroy the enemy's fort. Set in the warring period of Japan.
A Kurosawa title, the end-quote by Boris Vian, yet a great kids-film !
In the beautiful outdoors of Canada, kids are struggling with the prejudices and heritage of their parents, and occasionally with some week lines from the writer, who is on the other hand a superb director.
The kids play wonderfully, for the most part. The morals are there (juiced out completely without becoming too obtrusive), together with friendship and betrayal, war and peace, the first kiss, nature and humanity; all combined make this a most agreeable movie.
For the kids, and maybe others...
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