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Set in a dreary urban landscape of Edmonton, LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS is a dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates... See more »

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David
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Candy
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Bernie
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Benita
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Jerri
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Kane
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Robert
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Sal (as Aidan Devin)
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The Editor
Sylvain Morin ...
The Drag Queen
Ben Watt ...
The Native Boy
Karen Young ...
The Singer
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The Cowboy
Alex Wylding ...
The First Victim
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The Second Victim
Annie Juneau ...
The Third Victim
Maurice Podbrey ...
The Theater Director
Geneviève Angers
Josée Boisvert
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Bernie's Drug Dealer (as Aimee Castle)
Rod Charlebois
Ellen David ...
(as Ellen Cohen)
Andy Delisle
Suzanne Desautels
Maximilian Devree
Charles S. Doucet
Nathalie Goguen
Kim Handysides ...
Ashley Britton
Joan Heney
Lisa Hull
Barbara Jones
Luc Leblanc
John Lozano

Directed by

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Denys Arcand

Written by

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Brad Fraser ... (play "Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love")
 
Brad Fraser ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Roger Frappier ... producer
Richard Lalonde ... line producer
Pierre Latour ... executive producer
Peter Sussman ... co-producer

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John McCarthy

Cinematography by

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Paul Sarossy

Film Editing by

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Alain Baril

Editorial Department

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Mario Bonenfant ... assistant editor
Michel Drapeau ... assistant editor
Nancy Gendron ... assistant editor
Sylvie Lacoste ... post-production assistant

Casting By

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Stuart Aikins
Deirdre Bowen
Lynn Kressel
Lucie Robitaille

Production Design by

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François Séguin

Set Decoration by

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Jean Kazemirchuk ... head set decorator
Michèle Nolet ... decorator
Ginette Robitaille ... decorator

Costume Design by

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Denis Sperdouklis

Makeup Department

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Réjean Goderre ... key hair stylist
Dario Lapointe ... assistant hair stylist
Pina Rizzi ... assistant hair stylist
Charles Tremblay ... hair stylist
Micheline Trépanier ... makeup artist
Nathalie Trépanier ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Peter Alves ... post-production supervisor
Richard Lalonde ... production manager
Estelle Lemieux ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Olivier Asselin ... second unit director
Normand Bourgie ... second assistant director
Normand Labelle ... third assistant director
David Webb ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Bruno Babin ... carpenter
Yves Babin ... carpenter
Claudine Besse ... art department trainee
Robert Bourdeau ... scenic painter
Alain Brochu ... carpenter
Michel Brochu ... head carpenter
Rejean Brochu ... construction supervisor (as Réjean Brochu)
Eric Brunet ... art department technician (as Gabriel Eric Brunet)
Denis Caspar ... propmaker
Stéphane Connolly ... art department technician
John Fredericks ... art department technician
Serge Gagne ... carpenter (as Serge Gagné)
Normand Gagnon ... carpenter
Odette Gauvreau ... scenic painter
Anne Grandbois ... assistant property master
Daniel Huysmans ... property master
Jacques Pellerin ... art department technician
Lise Pharand ... art department coordinator
Jean Pinet ... carpenter
Raymond Simard ... art department technician
Peter Stratford ... draftsman

Sound Department

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David Appleby ... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Mathieu Beaudin ... sound effects editor (as Mathieu Beaudoin)
Sylvain Bellemare ... assistant sound editor
Normand Bélanger ... assistant adr editor
Jo Caron ... adr recordist (as Jocelyn Caron)
Dominique Chartrand ... sound
Diane Douville ... assistant dialogue editor
Carole Gagnon ... dialogue editor
James A. Gore ... foley assistant (as Jim Gore)
Jack Heeren ... foley recordist
Annie Jean ... assistant adr editor
Claude La Haye ... boom operator
Richard Lavoie ... sound trainee
Andy Malcolm ... foley artist
Jacques Plante ... adr supervisor
Marcel Pothier ... sound / supervising sound editor
François B. Senneville ... assistant sound effects editor (as François Senneville)
Lou Solakofski ... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Don White ... re-recording mixer

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Louis Craig ... special effects supervisor
Mario Dumont ... special effects technician
Éric Hébert ... special effects technician
Pierre 'Bill' Rivard ... special effects technician (as Pierre Rivard)

Stunts

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Yves Langlois ... stunt coordinator
Stéphane Lefebvre ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Cynthia Barlow ... dolly grip
Michel Bernier ... first assistant camera
Marcel Breton ... additional electrician
Sylvain Bélanger ... electrician
Eric Béliveau ... additional electrician
Michel Caron ... additional camera operator
Jean Courteau ... chief lighting technician
Jean-Louis Daoust ... best boy grip
Jean-Maurice de Ernsted ... key grip
Jean-Yves Denis ... grip
Éloi Deraspe ... additional electrician
Gilles Fortier ... gaffer
Serge Gareau ... additional grip
Paul Gravel ... assistant additional camera operator
René Guillard ... electrician
Daniel Jobin ... additional photographer
Pierric Jouvante ... additional electrician
Rick Leger ... camera car operator
John Lewin ... best boy
Peter Mathys ... additional grip
Yves Paquette ... generator operator
Stéphane Pilon ... additional grip
Boris Roy ... second assistant camera
Daniel Schwartzberg ... additional electrician
Paul Viau ... electrician
Ian Whitehead ... video assist technician
David Wood ... video playback technician

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Josée Boisvert ... head costumer
Guylaine Bourgeault ... seamstress
Céline Caron ... seamstress
Guy Cloutier ... wardrobe assistant
Micheline Cossette ... wardrobe assistant
Jacinthe Demers ... wardrobe assistant
Louise Dubé ... key dresser
Julie Graham ... additional wardrobe assistant
Simonetta Mariano ... additional wardrobe assistant
Micheline Rouillard ... seamstress
René Saucier ... assistant dresser

Location Management

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Catherine Faucher ... assistant location manager
Michèle St-Arnaud ... location manager

Music Department

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Eric Apps ... assistant music recordist (as Rico Napps) / assistant scoring mixer
Bruce Lange ... music editor
Jim McGrath ... orchestrator
Earl Torno ... scoring mixer

Other crew

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Francois Aubry ... title designer
Daniel Auclair ... production assistant
Hélène Auclair ... production administrator
Alain Bernard ... craft service
Diane Boisvert ... craft service
Pierre Bouchard ... production assistant
Diane Boucher ... adr director
Anne Brosseau ... production secretary
Nathalie Bruneau ... assistant accountant
Jean-Marc Casanova ... production accountant
Nicolas Courtois ... assistant accountant
Marie-Luce Côté ... assistant to producer
Prudence Emery ... unit publicist
France Lachapelle ... continuity
Daniela Nobili ... dialogue director: Italian / voice director: Italian
Johanne Pelletier ... production coordinator
Steve Simard ... production assistant
Philippe Touchette ... office assistant
Mercedes Watson ... executive assistant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Set in a dreary urban landscape of Edmonton, LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS is a dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates David, a gay waiter who has has given up on his acting career, and Candy, a book reviewer who is also David's ex-lover. David and Candy's lives are entangled with those of David's friends (a busboy, a psychic dominatrix, and a misogynistic civil-servant) and Candy's dates (a male bartender and a lesbian schoolteacher). Meanwhile, a serial killer menaces the concrete and asphalt neighbourhood in which David and Candy live. Written by Michael Stewart

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Also Known As
  • Amour et restes humains (Canada, French title)
  • De l'amour et des restes humains (France)
  • Liebe und andere Grausamkeiten (Germany)
  • La verdadera naturaleza del amor (Spain)
  • La verdadera naturaleza del amor (Argentina)
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Runtime
  • 100 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Based on the play entitled "unidentified human remains and the true nature of love" See more »
Movie Connections Features One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). See more »
Soundtracks Can't Help Falling In Love See more »
Crazy Credits Credits scroll from right to left. See more »
Quotes Candy: I want more than just sex.
David: That's why God invented television.
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