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Continental, un film sans fusil (2007)

The lives of four people intertwine after the disappearance of a man who wanders into the forest.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marie-Ginette Guay ...
Lucette Simoneau
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Marcel Beaudoin
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Chantal Lefebvre
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Louis Girard
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Nicole
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Diane
Denis Houle ...
Denis
Gary Boudreault ...
Policier
Dominique Quesnel ...
Femme de chambre
Daniel Desputeau ...
Dentiste
Robert Reynaert ...
Paul Simoneau
Marika Lhoumeau ...
Jeune mère
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Conseillère financière
Bonfield Marcoux ...
Directeur des ressources humaines
Madeleine Péloquin ...
Caissière pharmacie
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Four people are affected by one man's disappearance: Lucette, his wife, who anxiously awaits his return; Louis, a young father whose relationship with his wife is going through confusing times; Chantal, a hotel receptionist who dreams of sharing her life with someone else; Marcel, an ex-gambler confronted by the realities of aging. Written by Anonymous

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31 August 2007 (Italy)  »

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Continental, a Film Without Guns  »

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CAD 2,100,000 (estimated)
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Il a fallu plus de 25 ans à Marie-Ginette Guay pour décrocher un rôle principal dans un long métrage. Depuis sa sortie du Conservatoire d'art dramatique de Québec, en 1980, la directrice artistique du Périscope a fait presque exclusivement carrière sur les planches de la capitale. Aussi, Continental, un film sans fusil représente pour elle un cadeau inespéré. See more »

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One of the best French Canadian film... ever!!
10 March 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Just a few words to say of much I love this film!! I recently watched it for a second time and I liked it even more!! The acting is excellent, the writing is flawless (in a realistic kind of way) and the directing is very sober (the camera is very static with very minimal editing).

It's such a shame that this film did so little at the box office. I can easily understand why the average John Doe didn't bother but what about all those cinephiles out there ??

As far as I am concern, "Continental - Un Film Sans Fusil" ranks among some of the great French Canadian films such as "Les Ordres", "Mon Oncle Antoine", "Les Bons Débarras", etc...

Please do yourself a favor and go watch it right now!!


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