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La loi du cochon (2001)

Deux soeurs, Stéphane et Bettie Brousseau risquent de perdre la porcherie, héritée de leur père, qu'elles opèrent ensemble. Joueuse compulsive, Stéphane a de la difficulté à épargner. Elle ... See full summary »


Erik Canuel


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Isabel Richer ... Stéphane Brousseau
Sylvain Marcel ... Paquette
Catherine Trudeau ... Bettie Brousseau
Jean-Nicolas Verreault ... Chose
Stéphane Demers ... Adrien Massé
Marie Brassard ... Carole Massé
Zhenhu Han Zhenhu Han ... Le Tchin Tok (as Zenhu Han)
Christopher Heyerdahl ... Jodorowsky
Christian Bégin ... Riendeau
Marie Gignac Marie Gignac ... Magalie, gérante du bar
Jean-François Boudreau Jean-François Boudreau ... Employé de Riendeau
Véronique Clusiau ... Serveuse au bar
Fayolle Jean ... Policier au barrage routier
David Kulumba David Kulumba ... Le bébé noir
Julien Kabongo-Mutombo Julien Kabongo-Mutombo ... Pile Bury Joe


Deux soeurs, Stéphane et Bettie Brousseau risquent de perdre la porcherie, héritée de leur père, qu'elles opèrent ensemble. Joueuse compulsive, Stéphane a de la difficulté à épargner. Elle vend à Riendeau, son ex-mari, les plants de pot qui ont été semés et ont poussé dans son champ de maïs. Elle pense utiliser la commission de cette transaction pour payer rapidement ses dettes et éviter la saisie. Quand Paquette et son complice trafiquant se rendent compte que la culture a été vendue, ils kidnappent les soeurs Brousseau. Ils ignorent qu'un couple de Châteauguay attend l'enfant dont Bettie est la mère porteuse. Lorsque les deux parents s'installent à demeure pour aider Bettie à accoucher, l'entreprise des bandits devient périlleuse.

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5 October 2001 (Canada) See more »

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Dark humour, violence and coolness. In this case? Very entertaining.
13 January 2002 | by homogenikSee all my reviews

This film came out, sadly, to little public interest but it did contribute to show that there is in fact a new trend of cinema coming out of Quebec, a trend characterized by fresher ideas and more audacious film making. 'La loi du cochon' is certainly a step forward in a different kind of cinema, a hipper one (because you need that kind too), with clear influences by films like Fargo and Reservoir Dogs. Violence, dark humour, bizarre situations, a great soundtrack, a clever script with interesting characters and, in this case, interesting visuals, the film having been shot entirely in digital. The camera also seems to often tilt and move around the characters, as if to throw us off balance or to add to the craziness of some characters. The many dead end situations the characters are put into will keep you on the edge of your seat for the whole ride and a few good laughs are also to be expected although the fate of most characters will make you cringe more than smile. A definite must-see for fans of the genre.

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