Montreal film-maker Rex Prince travels to Louisiana to search for his first love Paula Paul, the Countess of the title: the loveliest bearded lady ever to grace a circus sideshow. To win ...
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Honoré Blanchard, 85, earned his living cleaning up bodies for the mob and as a freshwater fisherman. He lives with his son Fernand, operator of a "gaz bar" in Coteau Rouge. Its prices are ... See full synopsis »
La mère séduira l'amant de sa fille. Le mari, abandonné à son tour, sombrera dans le désespoir. La fille aînée, auteur d'une thèse sur la mélancolie fera la conquête d'un célèbre romancier ... See full summary »
In Abitibi, in 1948, Richard Bombardier, a miner,dies tragically on Saint-Valentine's Day night. The entire mining community believes it was Mathilde his wife, who killed him, which is not ... See full summary »
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An irresistible woman, Florence, dragging her last 50 disconsolate lovers behind her. A trumpet in the end of his career, loved by Florence and the only one who had refuse her. An amateur ... See full summary »
The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.
Montreal film-maker Rex Prince travels to Louisiana to search for his first love Paula Paul, the Countess of the title: the loveliest bearded lady ever to grace a circus sideshow. To win her love he takes on the job of Human Cannonball; wins her and loses her tragically, then tries to commit their love story to film. An exploration of self-image and memory, and the glamour (used in the sense of a magic spell or illusory reality) which the movie camera can weave.Written by
For 20 years the elfin Marie Eykel starred on French language TV in Quebec and Ontario in the title role of the award-winning kids' show "Passe-Partout." In this film she does a surreal cameo, at age 50, as a customer at Rex Prince's restaurant "Chez Mon Papa" in a mink coat with bare breasts. Her character (called, in parody, "Passe-par-là") complains that she is "just another actress, that's all." See more »