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Québec-U.S.A. ou l'invasion pacifique

Québec-U.S.A. ou l'invasion pacifique

| 27 min

Court métrage documentaire de Claude Jutra et de Michel Brault sur les nombreux américains qui « envahirent » la province du Québec au début des années 1960. Armés de leurs appareils photographiques, ils sont curieux de découvrir le Canada français et ses habitants. Ce film capte aussi avec beaucoup d’humour le regard des gens de la ville de Québec sur ces touristes américains qui viennent les voir.

  • director
    Michel Brault
    Claude Jutra
  • producer
    Fernand Dansereau
  • images
    Michel Brault
    Bernard Gosselin
  • sound
    Marcel Carrière
  • editing
    Claude Jutra
  • sound mixer
    Ron Alexander
    Roger Lamoureux
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn


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Ages 14 to 16

Diversity - Identity
English Language Arts - CanLit
Geography - Physical Geography/Geology
History and Citizenship Education - Modernization of Quebec Society (1929-1980)
Media Education - Documentary Film
Science - Earth Science and Geology

Did we really repel the Americans in 1775? What is meant by “peaceful invasion?” Comparing the elements of U.S. culture seen in this film with those prevalent in the media consumed by today’s students can help answer these questions. The theme of how we see the Other could also be explored by asking students the following question: why do you think the filmmakers decided to caricature the two cultures the way they did?

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