11 22 oct '22

Denys Arcand

Réjeanne Padovani (Réjeanne Padovani)

Filmgebeuren 96' - 1973 - Crime, Drama - Dialogue: French - Format: 35mm
Director: Denys Arcand With: Jean Lajeunesse, Luce Guilbeault
Mob boss and highway developer Vincent Padovani is hosting a dinner party at his luxurious home celebrating the opening of the new Trans-Quebec highway he just finished work on. In attendance are the Quebec MP who awarded the contract, his secretary and legal adviser, an out-of-work hitman, and the mayor of Montreal. Two events occur that threaten to disturb the evening: first, they learn from a journalist of a planned protest of the highway by a group of people who had their houses demolished during the construction. Second is the return of Padovani's estranged wife, Rejeanne, who left him for a rival mob boss. She shows up unannounced and begging to see her children and Padovani is left no choice but to handle the situation.

Credits

Director

Denys Arcand

With

Jean Lajeunesse, Luce Guilbeault

Scenario

Denys Arcand, Jacques Benoit

Director of Photography

Alain Dostie

Editor

Denys Arcand, Marguerite Duparc

Producer

Marguerite Duparc

Production studios

Cinak Compagnie Cinématographique

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

Canada

Year

1973

Technical Specs

Format
35mm

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