30.09. - 09.10.2021

Good Riddance Canada 1979 | 116 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Francis Mankiewicz

Francis Mankiewicz (1944-1993) worked as a director, screenplay author and producer in Toronto and Montréal. For his outstanding services to cinema in Québec he was posthumously awarded the Prix Albert-Tessier.

rated for 0 + years

13-year old Manon lives with her mother and her mentally handicapped Uncle Guy in a remote house in the woods.The family earn a sparse living selling firewood.Guy is a thorn in the side of Manon, as she often has to look after him.She has no wish to share her mother with anyone or anything and demands all her attention and affection.When he mother tells her that she is expecting a child from her lover, the local police chief, the child's world starts to go awry.The effects are most of all felt by Guy.The intense psychodrama won the 1981 Prix Génie, one of Canada's most important film awards, in almost all categories and was perceived as an instant classic upon its release.

Original title: Les bons débarras
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Francis Mankiewicz
Screenplay: Réjean Ducharme
Cast: Marie Tifo, Charlotte Laurier, Germain Houde, Louise Marleau, Roger Lebel
Producer: Marcia Couëlle, Claude Godbout
Director of Photography: Michel Brault
Music: Bernard Buisson
Production Design: Michel Proulx
Editor: André Corriveau
Sound: 0
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Format: HDCam
German Distributor:
World Sales: Film Option International
Production: Les Productions Prisma


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