This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the best he can and tries to stay happy no matter what happens. This movie relates all the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Serge Thériault ...
François Brochu
Gilles Renaud ...
Gaston Savard
Sébastien Delorme ...
Réjean Brochu
Danny Gilmore ...
Guy Brochu
Maxime Dumontier ...
Alain Brochu
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Nathalie Brochu
Gaston Caron ...
Jos
Gaston Lepage ...
Normand Patry
Daniel Gadouas ...
Yves Michaud
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Ti-Pit
Réal Bossé ...
Nelson
Yves Bélanger ...
Coyote
Roger Léger ...
Claude
Vincent Bilodeau ...
Mononc' Boivin
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Inspecteur Gobeil
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This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the best he can and tries to stay happy no matter what happens. This movie relates all the small tragedies surrounding the gaz bar, such as hold-ups, competition from the big companies invading the neighbourhood, and the fact that is sons don't seem to be interested in the gas station. Furthermore, "The Boss" is starting to have Parkinson's disease... Written by LazRock

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The snack truck feature a box of Passion Flakie cakes. These cakes were branded under that name only in 1993; but the movie is set in 1989. See more »

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Good job Boss!
7 February 2004 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Could be based on a true story. It's real life drama. The owner of a little independent gas station tries to make life better for his 4 grown-ups. But life's not easy when you have too much of a big heart. Being too good isn't always helpful.

I just loved the characters in this film. My favorite one is Mr. Savard, one of the guys who hang out at the gas bar. It's a picture taken of a real life small business in a low income neighborhood of Montréal. Serge Thériault is doing a good job, as usual.

Out of 100, I gave it 82. That's good for *** out of ****.

Seen in Toronto, at the Royal Cinema, on February 7th, 2004.


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