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A Family Secret ()

Le secret de ma mère (original title)
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Un premier de l'an, alors qu'une tempête souffle sur Montréal, de nombreux parents et amis sont réunis dans un salon funéraire à l'occasion des funérailles du septuagénaire Jos. Malgré la tristesse de l'événement, un climat de fête... See more »

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Blanche 43-73 ans
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Blanche 19-42 ans
Joëlle Plourde ...
Blanche 6 ans
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Jeanne 30-37 ans
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Jeanne 15-19 ans
Anne-Marie Compagna ...
Jeanne 10 ans
Maelic Lemenin ...
Bébé Jeanne
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Cécile 60 ans
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Cécile 18-27 ans
Juliette Casgrain ...
Cécile 7-12 ans
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Jos 49-76 ans
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Jos 22-42 ans
Jonathan Rivet ...
Jos 9 ans
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Rolande 58-76 ans
Karine Pelletier ...
Rolande 22-40 ans
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Fleurette 74 ans
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Fleurette 20-38 ans
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Germaine 51-60 ans
Lyne Lafontaine ...
Germaine 17-33 ans (as Line Lafontaine)
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Annie 32 ans
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Annie 13-15 ans (as Audréanne Carrier)
Carmen Ferland ...
Marguerite 42-70 ans (as Carmen Ferlan)
Catherine Ferlan ...
Marguerite 29 ans
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Ernest 45-50 ans
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Robert 23-37 ans
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Bertrand 76 ans
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Bertrand 22-40 ans
Olivier Gauvreau ...
Bertrand 10 ans
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Dona
Danick Francoeur ...
Roger 6 ans
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David
Kevin Houle ...
Simon 18 ans
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Francine
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Curé
Ghyslaine Côté ...
Employé Adm. Hôpital
Michel Lavoie ...
Rodrigue à Fleurette
Julie L'Allier ...
Gisèle 25 ans (as Julie Lallier)
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Mireille 27 ans
Mark-Antoine Tremblay ...
Mari de Germaine 27 ans
Sylvain Carle ...
Mari de Rolande 25 ans
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Amie de Robert
François Richer ...
Familie adoptive
Evelyne Claessens ...
Familie adoptive
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Anesthésiste (as Marc Goudreau)
Jacqueline Laurent ...
Femme âge mûr (as Jacqueline Auger-Laurent)
Winston O'Donnell ...
Homme áge mûr
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Infirmière
James Laninscas ...
Joueur de pool
Pierre F. Fauteux ...
Le boulanger
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La facteur
Luc Bouffard ...
Le fruitier
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Le laitier
Alain Dessurault ...
Médecin #1
Emilie Emiroglou ...
Préposée au salon
Monique Mo Larose ...
Veuve
Franck Gauthier ...
Policier #1 / Policier á cheval
Vincent Girard ...
Policier #2
Tommy Pépin ...
Policier #3
Martin Vaillancourt ...
Policier #4
Benoit Couture ...
Policier #5
Denis Franc ...
Policier #6
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Chauffeur de taxi / Colosse #1
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Colosse #2

Directed by

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Ghyslaine Côté

Written by

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Ghyslaine Côté ... ()
 
Martin Girard ... ()

Produced by

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Julien Remillard ... executive producer
André Rouleau ... producer
Maxime Rémillard ... producer

Music by

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Normand Corbeil

Cinematography by

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Pierre Mignot

Film Editing by

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Richard Comeau

Editorial Department

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Claudine Blain ... negative cutter
Yannick Carrier ... conforming editor
Stéfanie Guadagnino ... assistant editor
Myriam Larouche ... assistant editor
Richard Lessard ... colorist
Sylvain Marleau ... color timer

Set Decoration by

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Ghislaine Grenon
Nicole Légaré

Costume Design by

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Ginette Magny

Makeup Department

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Madeleine Bourassa ... assistant hair stylist
Linda Comeau ... assistant hair stylist
Diane Geraldine Courchesne ... assistant hair stylist (as Géraldine Courchesne)
Ginette Cérat-Lajeunesse ... key hair stylist (as Ginette Cerat-Lajeunesse)
Marie-Eve D'Amour ... assistant makeup artist
Erik Gosselin ... special makeup effects artist
Raymonde Laliberté ... hair stylist
Martin Lapointe ... assistant hair stylist
Josée Pellerin ... makeup artist
Christel Piazzolla ... assistant hair stylist
Marie-Angèle Protat ... key makeup artist (as Marie-Angèle Breitner)
Sylvie Rolland ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Ronald Gilbert ... production manager (as R.J. Gilbert)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Pierre Bouchard ... second assistant director
Yanick DiVito ... additional third assistant director
Anik Drapeau ... additional third assistant director
Marc Larose ... first assistant director
Jeanne Leblanc ... third assistant director
Evelyne Renaud ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Alec Anderson ... construction supervisor
Gilles Beauchamp ... painter
Donald Beaulieu ... art department technician
Pierre Bellemare ... art department technician
Nicolas J. Boisvert ... storyboard artist
Josée Bolduc ... assistant property master
Robert Bourdeau ... key painter
Nicolas Campeau ... art department technician
Pierre Chaput ... property master
Brigitte Côté ... painter
Ariane Drapeau-Cloutier ... painter
Kenneth Gagné ... assistant decorator
Andre Gaudet ... painter (as André Gaudet)
Violaine Gauvreau ... assistant painter
Eric Gosselin ... art department technician
Martin Handfield ... on-set property master
Alexandre Juneau ... assistant art director
Mark LaBrie ... art department technician (as Marc Labrie)
Denise Lafontaine ... painter
David Laramy ... art department technician
Marie-Hélène Lavoie ... assistant decorator
Denis Lemire ... art department technician
Glendon Light ... art department technician (as Glendon Ray Light)
Jean-Phillipe Marsan ... art department technician
Gilbert Mercier ... art department technician
René Morin ... art department technician
Pascale Rocray ... property master
Gabriel Rousseau ... Set designer
Simone Roy ... art department coordinator
Michel Thibault ... carpenter
Manon Boucher ... special makeup effects fabricator (uncredited)
Marc Leger ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Mathieu Beaudin ... sound effects editor / sound supervisor
Pierre Blain ... sound
Claudine Carpentier ... sound coordinator
Michel Descombes ... sound mixer
Valéry Dufort-Boucher ... dialogue editor
Denys Dufresne ... assistant sound editor
Anick Fleury ... boom operator
Marie-Pierre Grenier ... foley assistant
Réjean Juteau ... sound mixer
Pierre Laroche ... assistant sound mixer
Tchae Measroch ... foley artist
Louis Molinas ... sound effects editor
Jacques Plante ... adr supervisor
Marie Quesnel ... sound coordinator
Alice Wright ... sound supervisor

Special Effects by

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Jean-François Aubin ... special effects technician
Normand Gobeille ... special effects technician
Mathieu Hardenne ... special effects technician
Guillaume Murray ... special effects supervisor
Christian Rivest ... special effects technician
Jean-Nicolas Roussel ... special effects technician
Sebastien Roussel ... special effects
Dimitri Kaliviotis ... key model maker (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Jean-François Bachand ... visual effects supervisor
Pascal Favron ... digital compositor
Isabelle Langlois ... digital compositor
Emmanuel Mazeron ... digital compositor
Jean Frédéric Veilleux ... lead compositor (as Jean-Frederic Veilleux)

Stunts

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Tyler Hall ... stunt double: Robert
Yves Langlois ... stunt coordinator
Gilbert Larose Jr. ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jean-François Abran ... rigging electrician
Alain Apollon ... rigging grip
Yvan Brunet ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Bertrand Calmeau ... additional still photographer
Carla Clarke ... first assistant "a" camera
Pascal Courchesne ... best boy grip
Daniel Dallaire ... electrician
Jean-François Dubé ... rigging key grip
Karine Dufour ... assistant still photographer
Bertrand Dupuis ... key grip
Samuel Eusanio ... rigging grip
Francis Galarneau ... generator operator
Joel Gariépy ... grip
Chloé Giroux-lachance ... second assistant camera (as Chloé Giroux-Lachance)
Mélia Lagacé ... apprentice camera
Marie-Éve Lamarche ... electrician
Denis Lamothe ... rigging gaffer
Andre-Pierre Lampron ... best boy lighting technician
Louis Mailloux ... grip
Pierre Malo ... electrician
Denis-Noel Mostert ... Steadicam operator / camera operator: "b" camera
Serge Raymond ... rigging best boy
Sébastien Raymond ... still photographer
Benoît Sévigny ... gaffer
Marco Venditto ... rigging gaffer

Casting Department

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Carole Dionne ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Annemarie Aird ... wardrobe mistress (as Anne-Marie Aird)
Manon Brodeur ... costumer
Lynn Charette ... costumer
Priscilla Collin ... seamstress
Sylvie Dagenais ... extras wardrobe assistant
Louise Dubé ... extras wardrobe mistress
Nadine Duclos ... seamstress
Louise Eusanio ... extras wardrobe
Geneviève Hébert ... wardrobe assistant
Nicole Magny ... wardrobe supervisor
Raquel Torres ... extras wardrobe

Location Management

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Brigitte Lévesque ... location manager
Véronique Mathieu ... assistant location manager
Louis-Charles Sarrazin ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Mario Sévigny ... trailer score by (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department

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Louise Theriault ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Manon Rufer ... unit driver

Additional Crew

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Maude Amyot ... production secretary
Guy Aumond ... production accountant
Caroline Bisson ... assistant: Maxime Rémillard
Jean Brodeur ... additional production assistant
Nathalie Brigitte Bustos ... project manager
Eric Bélanger ... additional production assistant
Philippe Charlebois ... additional production assistant
Lise Dagenais ... title designer
Azaria Ehlers ... production assistant
Etienne Guité ... additional production assistant
Jean-Francois Hall ... figurant
Charlene Hodge ... accounting assistant
Joe Iacono ... financial consultant and auditor
Geneviève Ouellette ... production receptionist
Pascal Pelletier ... production assistant
Raymond Salvas ... office production assistant
Yanie Salvas ... production coordinator
Brigitte St-Onge ... production assistant
Annie Tremblay ... publicist

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Plot Summary

Un premier de l'an, alors qu'une tempête souffle sur Montréal, de nombreux parents et amis sont réunis dans un salon funéraire à l'occasion des funérailles du septuagénaire Jos. Malgré la tristesse de l'événement, un climat de fête s'installe lentement parmi les gens réunis autour de Jeanne, la fille du défunt, et Blanche, son épouse dont il était séparé depuis vingt ans. Au fil de la journée, à travers les réminiscences des uns et des autres, Jeanne va apprendre d'étonnants secrets sur le passé de ses parents.---------------- On a New Year's Day, while a storm blows on Montreal, numerous relatives and friends are gathered in a funeral home on the occasion of the burial of the septuagenarian Jos. In spite of the sadness of the event, a festive climate settles down slowly among the people gathered around Jeanne, the girl of the deceased, and Blanche, his wife from whom he was separated for twenty years. In the course of the day, through the recollections of some and others, Jeanne is going to learn surprising secrets regarding the past of her parents.

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Also Known As
  • A Family Secret (United States)
  • A Family Secret (World-wide, English title)
  • Aile Sırrı (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Secreto de familia (Mexico)
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  • 86 min
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Budget CAD5,450,000 (estimated)

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