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La grenouille et la baleine (1988)

On their arrival in Mingan,on the north coast of the St-Lawrence's Gulf, a couple notice a young girl floating in the ocean. Thinking saving her, they discover that, in fact, she's able to ... See full summary »

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Jean-Claude Lord
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fanny Lauzier ... Daphné
Denis Forest ... Marcel
Marina Orsini ... Julie
Félix-Antoine Leroux ... Alexandre
Jean Lajeunesse ... Grand-papa Thomas
Lise Thouin ... Anne
Louise Richer ... La mère
Thomas Donohue ... Charles (Le père)
Roland Laroche ... Grand-papa Hector
Pierre-Olivier Gagnon Pierre-Olivier Gagnon ... Capelan
Jean-Pierre Leduc ... Bernard (Le guide touristique)
Jean Lafontaine ... Le réalisateur
Jean Lemire ... Le caméraman
André Doyle André Doyle ... L'assistant-caméraman
Claude Grisé ... L'homme d'affaires
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On their arrival in Mingan,on the north coast of the St-Lawrence's Gulf, a couple notice a young girl floating in the ocean. Thinking saving her, they discover that, in fact, she's able to stay a long time under water and was listening to the whale songs. She also have two special friends: a dolphin and a whale. But her world could change drastically near soon because her grand-father is about to sold his hostelry near the ocean. Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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Country:

Canada

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

17 June 1988 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Contes pour tous #6 See more »

Filming Locations:

Marathon, Florida, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Features Les pièges de la mer (1982) See more »

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Sous la mer
Written by Guy Trépanier and Normand Dubé
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One of my favorite movies since I was 2
9 October 2004 | by mnemosyne_dreamerSee all my reviews

I love this film so much. I used to watch it when I was little - I was born in '86 - so much that my mother had to hide it from me. I don't know what she did with the tape, and it's a shame that we've lost it, because I hoped I would show it to my own children one day. It's such a feel-good movie, and it's so beautiful, because it shows how special a relationship with an animal can be, even one so great as a whale. It's also hilarious in parts - I still giggle whenever I think of the scene with the kids playing a prank on the tourists. It's such a sweet movie. The whole family can enjoy it, not just the kids - this is definitely a film to enjoy as a group.


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