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Reaction: A Portrait of a Society in Crisis

Reaction: A Portrait of a Society in Crisis

| 57 min

This feature documentary gives voice to various English-speaking groups in Montréal and other places in Québec as they react to the October Crisis of 1970, when Québec nationalism took a violent turn. A British diplomat had been kidnapped, a Québec cabinet minister murdered. The troops were brought in as a safeguard. This film is a vigorous reflection of the discussions and analyses of the situation that went on wherever people gathered, voicing attitudes and fears, sympathies and concerns.

  • director
    Robin Spry
  • producer
    Tom Daly
    Normand Cloutier
    Robin Spry
  • photography
    Douglas Kiefer
  • animation camera
    Simon Leblanc
  • sound
    Hans Oomes
    John Yanyck
  • editing
    Shelagh Mackenzie
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
    Michel Descombes


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