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Le Canot à Renald à Thomas

Le Canot à Renald à Thomas

| 57 min

Long métrage documentaire réalisé par Bernard Gosselin, pionner du cinéma direct. À l’hiver 1979, un groupe d’hommes de l'Île-aux-Coudres, mené par Renald Tremblay, décident de mettre en chantier un canot d’été. Construit aujourd’hui pour le plaisir, le canot était autrefois le seul lien entre l’île et la terre ferme.


Credits
  • director
    Bernard Gosselin
  • editing
    Bernard Gosselin
  • producer
    Michel Brault
  • images
    Jean-Pierre Lachapelle
  • sound
    Serge Beauchemin
    Richard Besse
  • sound mixer
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • music
    Alain Lamontagne

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