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The Negro (2002)
"Le nèg'" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  5 May 2004 (France)
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In the middle of the night, in the Quebec countryside, all hell breaks loose as a black teenager is caught smashing a racially denigrating lawn ornament. Together the neighbours attend to ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Iannicko N'Doua-Légaré ...
The Negro
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Taton
Emmanuel Bilodeau ...
Canard Plourde
Vincent Bilodeau ...
Garry Racine
Sandrine Bisson ...
Samantha
Jean-Guy Bouchard ...
Bertrand
Claude Despins ...
Jacques Plante
René-Daniel Dubois ...
Polo
Suzanne Lemoine ...
Josée
Béatrice Picard ...
Cedulie
Isabelle Vincent ...
Doctor
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Badaud
Dorothée Berryman ...
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Serge Bradet ...
Policier
Gaston Caron ...
Coroner
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In the middle of the night, in the Quebec countryside, all hell breaks loose as a black teenager is caught smashing a racially denigrating lawn ornament. Together the neighbours attend to justice against the vandal. Thorough the night there is mounting racism, fueled by alcohol, and violence. Le Nèg' opens the morning after when the police investigators arrive at the scene to take depositions. Written by Stephen Kirkham

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At the very end of the credits, as the screen turns black, a man's voice (probably director Robert Morin's) is heard saying "tourlou", French Canadian for "see ya". See more »

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The quebec movie you must see (I still hope you'll see more than one)
23 April 2003 | by (Montréal, Québec) – See all my reviews

Le Nèg' is a cruelly powerful movie about intolerance. It is violent and dark, while still being strewn with humour (but I believe most of that humour will only be understood by French Canadians - Anyhow, see it subtitled). The actors do an extraordinary job (the dialogues where for the most part improvised), especially Emmanuel Bilodeau who is very convincing and it was clearly a great pleasure to see Beatrice Picard and René-Daniel Dubois. The emotions are very present and well represented, and the different ways the scenes were filmed bring a lot to the movie. Also, the allegoric part with the figurines and «Donnez-moi des roses» (of Fernand Gignac) is really a delight!

A movie you must see!


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