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Malartic

2024 1 h 28 min
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Ten years after an enormous open-pit gold mine began operations in Malartic, the hoped-for economic miracle is nothing more than a mirage. Filmmaker Nicolas Paquet explores the glaring contrast between the town’s decline and the wealth of the mining company, along with the mechanisms of an opaque decision-making system in which ordinary people have little say. Part anthropological study, part investigation into the corridors of power, Malartic addresses the fundamental issue of sustainable and fair land management.

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Ten years after an enormous open-pit gold mine began operations in Malartic, the hoped-for economic miracle is nothing more than a mirage. Filmmaker Nicolas Paquet explores the glaring contrast between the town’s decline and the wealth of the mining company, along with the mechanisms of an opaque decision-making system in which ordinary people have little say. Part anthropological study, part investigation into the corridors of power, Malartic addresses the fundamental issue of sustainable and fair land management.
  • participation
    Réjean Gariépy
    Ginette Trudel
    Geneviève Gariépy
    Geneviève Brisson
    Robert Wares
    Anne-Marie Voisard
    Annabelle Blais
    Anne-Julie Asselin
    Carole St-Jarre
    Nicole Dumas
    Délisca Ritchie Roussy
  • writer
    Nicolas Paquet
  • director
    Nicolas Paquet
  • assistant to the director
    Karine Lamontagne
  • story consultant
    Hugo Latulippe
  • consultant to the director
    Carlos Ferrand
  • research
    Nancy Marcotte
    Nicolas Paquet
  • cinematography
    François Pesant
    Benoit Ouellet
    Geoffroy Beauchemin
  • location sound
    Catherine Van Der Donckt
    Richard Saindon
    Guillaume Lévesque
  • additional images
    Nicolas Paquet
    Nagadam films
  • drone
    Morphilm Productions
  • editing
    Natacha Dufaux
  • sound design
    Catherine Van Der Donckt
  • technical support - editing
    Pierre Dupont
    Marie-Josée Gourde
    Patrick Trahan
  • translation
    Trans & Sub Coop
  • subtitling
    Trans & Sub Coop
  • graphic design
    Ping Pong Ping
  • online editing
    Yannick Carrier
  • colourization
    Yannick Carrier
  • foley
    Stéphane Cadotte
  • foley recording
    Luc Léger
  • re-recording
    Isabelle Lussier
  • original music
    Richard Desjardins
  • musician
    Richard Desjardins
    Jacques Tessier
  • recording technician
    Yves Mercier
  • production coordinator
    Karine Lamontagne
    Nicolas Paquet
    Lucia Corak
    Alexandra Levert
  • production accountant
    Nicolas Paquet
    René Turcotte
  • insurance
    Globalex
  • legal advisor
    Lussier et Khouzam
  • media relations
    Marie-Claude Lamoureux
  • marketing manager
    Karine Sévigny
    Nathalie Guérard
  • marketing coordinator
    Julie Fortin
  • administrator
    Sia Koukoulas
  • senior production coordinator - administration
    Brenda Nixon
  • studio coordinator
    Stéphanie Lazure
  • senior production coordinator
    Joëlle Lapointe
    Chinda Phommarinh
  • technical coordinator
    Julien Archambault
    Esther Viragh
  • line producer
    Mélanie Lasnier
  • executive producer
    Nathalie Cloutier
  • producer
    Nicolas Paquet
    Nathalie Cloutier

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