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La lutte

Ce documentaire propose une incursion dans le monde de la lutte professionnelle à Montréal. Les combats, simulés et spectaculaires, se déroulent au Forum de Montréal, mais aussi à l'arrière-scène, lieux où se pratique cet art guerrier. Les caméras attentives aux moindres détails captent les bons et les méchants lutteurs qui s'empoignent, se frappent, rugissent et grimacent, rivalisant d'ingéniosité pour le plus grand plaisir des spectateurs.

  • director
    Michel Brault
    Marcel Carrière
    Claude Fournier
    Claude Jutra
  • producer
    Jacques Bobet
  • images
    Michel Brault
    Claude Fournier
    Claude Jutra
  • editing
    Michel Brault
    Claude Fournier
    Claude Jutra
  • sound
    Marcel Carrière
  • participation
    Édouard Carpentier
  • artistic adviser
    Roland Barthes


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Ages 14 to 16

History and Citizenship Education - Modernization of Quebec Society (1929-1980)
Media Education - Popular Culture
Physical Education - Outdoor Education
Social Studies - Social History

A candid look at the world of professional wrestling in the early 1960s, which makes for excellent viewing in history and social science classes. Compare current and past forms of popular entertainment. How has professional wrestling changed? Why do you think these changes have occurred? Compare professional wrestlers to ancient gladiators, boxers, martial artists and Greco-Roman wrestlers. How do each of these sports relate to violence? Why has violence as entertainment always fascinated human beings?

La lutte
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