Search results for "Denys Arcand"


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Le Déclin de l'empire américain (1986)

Four very different Montreal university teachers gather at a rambling country house to prepare a dinner. Remy (married), Claude (a homosexual), Pierre (involved with a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Dominique Michel  •  Dorothée Berryman  •  Louise Portal  •  Pierre Curzi

The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Rémy Girard  •  Stéphane Rousseau  •  Dorothée Berryman  •  Marie-Josée Croze

Jesus of Montreal (1989)

A group of actors putting on an interpretive Passion Play in Montreal begin to experience a meshing of their characters and their private lives as the production takes form ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Lothaire Bluteau  •  Catherine Wilkening  •  Johanne-Marie Tremblay  •  Rémy Girard

Love and Human Remains (1993) RT 67% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 1996

Dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city. Dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Thomas Gibson  •  Ruth Marshall  •  Cameron Bancroft  •  Mia Kirshner

Stardom (2000) RT 43% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Jessica Paré  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Charles Berling  •  Robert Lepage

Le confort et l'indifférence (1982)

Made shortly after the referendum on Quebec's independence was held, this documentary illustrates what the politicians' promises were and how the population did not really ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
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Le Crime d'Ovide Plouffe (1984)

Ovide Plouffe has married Rita. She still tries to attract other men even after their marriage. Unhappy Ovide feels for Marie - a young French woman he had met. But his ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Gabriel Arcand  •  Anne Létourneau  •  Jean Carmet

Gina (1975) RT Audience 50%

A beautiful stripper hires renowned criminals to exact revenge on those who raped her in her motel room.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Céline Lomez  •  Claude Blanchard  •  Frédérique Collin  •  Serge Thériault

Rejeanne Padovani (1973) RT Audience 100%

The unexpected return of his ex-wife and the assembly of a group of protesters both threaten to wreck a corrupt contractor's inauguration party for his new superhighway.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Jean Lajeunesse  •  Gabriel Arcand  •  Luce Guilbeault  •  Céline Lomez

Days of Darkness (2007) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Jean-Marc is a man without qualities living in times that are out of joint. His wife and children ignore him; he's a mid-level government functionary in Montreal doing his job ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Diane Kruger  •  Sylvie Léonard  •  Caroline Néron  •  Rufus Wainwright




Montréal vu par... (1992)

Six stories about Montreal. 1: A young housewife from Toronto samples the nightlife using basic French. 2: The tale of a painting of Montreal's first mayor, Jacques Viger. 3: ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Atom Egoyan  •  Léa Pool  •  Denys Arcand  •  Michel Brault  •  Patricia Rozema  •  Jacques Leduc
CAST:  Denys Arcand  •  Michel Barrette  •  Maury Chaykin  •  Rémy Girard

An Eye for Beauty (2014)

An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Éric Bruneau  •  Mélanie Thierry  •  Marie-Josée Croze  •  Melanie Merkosky

On est au coton (1976)

Director Denys Arcand made an inquiry on textile industry in Quebec, meeting employers and workers of that industry.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
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The Fall of the American Empire (2018)

A man's life is turned upside down in the aftermath of a robbery.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Alexandre Landry  •  Maripier Morin  •  Rémy Girard  •  Louis Morissette

Idole instantanée (2005)

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GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yves Desgagnés
CAST:  Claudine Mercier  •  Denys Arcand  •  Dan Bigras  •  Joe Bocan

Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche (2004)

This compelling documentary explores Canadian film culture and tries to discover what defines Canadian film through interviews with notable filmmakers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jill Sharpe
CAST:  Robert Lepage  •  Sheila McCarthy  •  Patricia Rozema  •  Don McKellar

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