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The Point

1978 48 min
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This documentary is a portrait of Point St. Charles, one of Montreal’s notoriously bleak neighbourhoods. Many of the residents are English-speaking and of Irish origin; many of them are also on welfare. Considered to be one of the toughest districts in all of Canada, Point St. Charles is poor in terms of community facilities, but still full of rich contrasts and high spirits – that is, most of the time.

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This documentary is a portrait of Point St. Charles, one of Montreal’s notoriously bleak neighbourhoods. Many of the residents are English-speaking and of Irish origin; many of them are also on welfare. Considered to be one of the toughest districts in all of Canada, Point St. Charles is poor in terms of community facilities, but still full of rich contrasts and high spirits – that is, most of the time.
  • director
    Robert Duncan
  • script
    Robert Duncan
  • producer
    William Weintraub
  • executive producer
    Roman Kroitor
  • camera
    Andreas Poulsson
    David De Volpi
    Savas Kalogeras
    Douglas Kiefer
  • sound
    Claude Hazanavicius
    Richard Nichol
    Raymond Marcoux
    Jean-Guy Normandin
  • editing
    Les Halman
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau
  • re-recording
    Michel Descombes
  • narrator
    Budd Knapp
  • music
    Donald Douglas

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