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Mesdames et messieurs, M. Leonard Cohen

Mesdames et messieurs, M. Leonard Cohen

| 41 min

Ce documentaire réalisé en 1965 brosse un portrait décontracté du poète, romancier et auteur-compositeur Leonard Cohen. On le voit tantôt lisant sa poésie devant un public qui boit ses paroles, tantôt seul ou en compagnie de sa famille et de ses amis.

  • director
    Donald Brittain
    Don Owen
  • producer
    John Kemeny
  • script
    Donald Brittain
  • photography
    Paul Leach
    Laval Fortier
    Roger Racine
  • editing
    Barrie Howells
  • location sound
    Roger Hart
    Barry Ferguson
  • sound editing
    Marguerite Payette
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
    Roger Lamoureux
  • music
    Donald Douglas


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Ages 14 to 17

Diversity - Diversity in Communities
English Language Arts - Poetry
Geography - Territory: Urban
Health/Personal Development - Healthy Relationships

Study the work of Cohen and draw connections between his life and his poetry. Encourage students to describe their own writing process. Start a poetry workshop and have students record their thoughts on the subjects and techniques used. Find aspects of local culture that might inspire students (fairs, concerts, art galleries, car shows, theatre or movies) and visit them if possible. Students can take photos/notes and later attempt to turn their experiences into poetry. How do these experiences affect their writing?

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