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Kamouraska

Director Claude Jutra
Year 1973
Run Time 124min
Genre Drama
A woman’s dramatic life in mid-1800s Quebec is told through flashbacks at her second husband’s deathbed. Starring Geneviève Bujold and based on Anne Hébert’s novel.

Director

Claude Jutra

A prolific filmmaker, Jutra directed more than 30 productions, including Kamouraska, Surfacing (based on Margaret Atwood’s novel by the same name) and By Design. Mon oncle Antoine currently ranks second on the Toronto International Film Festival’s list of the top ten Canadian films of all time.

Writer

Claude Jutra

Cast

Richard Jordan, Marcel Cuvelier, Geneviève Bujold

Producers

Pierre Lamy, Mag Bodard

Genre

Drama

Interests

Family Relationships, History, Literary Adaptation, Strong Female Leads

Original Language

French

Canadian Distributor

Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC)