It's a little hard to follow unless you lived through the era. It may even be bit of a stretch linking the Canadian mafia to the JFK assassination. But this is a brilliant film nonetheless. It's a shame that so few people have seen it, judging from the number of hits on the site. There is a brilliant blending of historical news footage and the movie scenes. The film recaptures the "feel" of the fifties and sixties. Much of it is shot in in very harsh and contrasty colour. I don't know why it works, but it does. The cinematography with contrasty lighting and unconventional angles adds to the underlying tension of the script. Colm Feore, brilliant in everything from Trudeau to Hamlet, impresses me yet again by acting here in both English and French. Indeed the bilingual technique in the film breaks down the language barrier that so often separates Quebec cinema from the rest of the country.