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Michel Brault

Les Ordres

Edition 1992
107' - 1974 - Historical, Drama - Dialogue: French, English
Director: Michel Brault Composer: Phillippe Gagnon
October 1970. Montreal. The British Commercial Attaché is kidnapped. Five days later a cabinet minister is also kidnapped. The Quebec Liberation Front issues a manifesto, claiming responsibility for the kidnappings. They demand that their text be read on the national radio and television networks. During the night of October 10th, the federal government invokes the War Measures Act and puts Quebec under martial law. Based on statements by some 50 persons incarcerated under these circumstances, the film describes the experiences of the victims ...

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Credits

Director

Michel Brault

Composer

Phillippe Gagnon

Scenario

Michel Brault

Director of Photography

Michel Brault, Michel Brault, François Protat

Editor

Yves Dion

More information

Dialogue

French, English

Countries of production

Canada

Year

1974

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