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The Negro (2002)

Le nèg' (original title)
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
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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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Sylvio Archambault ...
Badaud
Dorothée Berryman ...
Femme de ménage
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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Morin should recycle in the grocery business...
8 August 2003 | by (Montréal, Québec) – See all my reviews

This film does not denounce racism. It's a miss. I cannot recommend this creation. I really think I lost my time watching it. Sorry Mr. Morin... If Robert Morin continues directing he should let others write the stories.


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