This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the best he can and tries to stay happy no matter what happens. This movie relates all the ...
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An ex-blue-collar city employee tries to blow the whistle on corruption but when he loses his job over his righteous zeal, he goes from a life of honesty to a life of screwing the system. The whole family adopts this attitude. The whole title of the show is "Les Bougons, C'est Aussi Ça La Vie" Which translates into "The Bougons, This Is Also Life"
This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the best he can and tries to stay happy no matter what happens. This movie relates all the small tragedies surrounding the gaz bar, such as hold-ups, competition from the big companies invading the neighbourhood, and the fact that is sons don't seem to be interested in the gas station. Furthermore, "The Boss" is starting to have Parkinson's disease...Written by
A charming family drama- Gaz Bar Blues examines the struggles of an independent gas station (Gaz Bar), the family who runs it, and the people who frequent it.
Bélanger weaves together the lives of an endearing cast of characters to create a story that reveals honest truths about the human condition. Mr. Brochu's (known as The Boss) struggle with Parkinsons and his son's waning interest in the family business, eldest son Réjean's dissatisfaction with his life at the Gaz Bar, middle brother Guy's dreams of becoming a musician and youngest brother Alain's desire to be seen as as an adult, and many more aspirations you follow the characters working to achieve all form a compelling personal drama.
With a supporting cast of unique and equally lovable characters, it is a delightful film that offers a window into Quebecois life.
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