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The Rose Family

2020 2 h 7 min
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In October 1970, members of the Front de libération du Québec kidnapped minister Pierre Laporte, unleashing an unprecedented crisis in Quebec. Fifty years later, Félix Rose tries to understand what led his father and uncle to commit these acts.

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The Rose Family


In October 1970, members of the Front de libération du Québec kidnapped provincial government minister Pierre Laporte—unleashing an unprecedented crisis in the province. Fifty years later, Félix Rose tries to understand what led his father and his uncle to commit these acts. Through intimate conversations with his uncle Jacques, speaking on the subject for the first time, and the legacy of his father Paul, he relives the rich heritage of a working-class Québécois family and emphasizes the social dimensions of the October Crisis. The result of 10 years of research, The Rose Family allows us to experience moments and figures now known only through a few cliché images, giving us glimpses of the social barriers experienced by an outraged young generation and the upheavals that would follow.
  • participation
    Jacques Rose
    Paul Rose
    Rose Rose
    Andrée Bergeron
    Lise Balcer
    Jacques Lanctôt
    Marc Laurendeau
    Robert Lemieux
    Claire Rose
    Suzanne Rose
  • writing
    Félix Rose
  • research
    Félix Rose
  • direction
    Félix Rose
  • producer
    Philippe A. Allard
    Marco Frascarelli
    Félix Rose
    Eric Piccoli
    Colette Loumède
  • line producer
    Mélanie Lasnier
  • production manager
    Mathieu Paiement
  • editing
    Michel Giroux
  • director of photography
    Eric Piccoli
  • additional images
    Vincent Allard
  • original music
    Philippe Brach
    X La Controverse
  • location sound
    Rosalie Rose
  • sound design
    Peak Media
    Jean-Philippe Goyette
  • re-recording
    Jean-Philippe Goyette
    Peak Media
  • script consultant
    Simon Beaulieu
  • film transfer team
    Bill Holley
    Aldo La Ricca
    Martin Delisle
    Diane Dumas
    Alexandre Gagnon
    Marie-France Rousseau
    Pierre St-Germain
  • external transfers
    Baseline Communications Inc.
    Frame Discreet
  • technical support - editing
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
  • graphic design
    Mélanie Bouchard
    Jacques Bertrand Simard
  • title design
    Eric Piccoli
  • credit design
    Eric Piccoli
  • colourization
    Yannick Carrier
  • online editing
    Yannick Carrier
  • legal advisor
    Christian Pitchen
  • press relations
    Nadine Viau
  • marketing manager
    Judith Lessard-Bérubé
  • marketing coordinator
    Jolène Lessard
  • administrator
    Sia Koukoulas
  • studio coordinator
    Pascale Savoie-Brideau
    Gabrielle Dupont
  • production coordinator
    Chinda Phommarinh
    Joëlle Lapointe
    Coralie Dumoulin
  • technical coordinator
    Mira Mailhot
  • executive producer
    Colette Loumède
    Nathalie Cloutier
  • vice president
    Marcuse Olivier
  • assistant editor
    Jonathan Lecouteur
    Jean-Érick Morin
  • interview transcription
    Rosalie Rose
    Marie-Ève Bergeron
    Marina Kelly Bolduc
    Mélanie Laframboise
    Marc-André L'Abbée
    Marc Gravel
  • TVA archives
    Eloïse Cassista
  • Radio-Canada archives
    Monique Quesnel
    France Bonneau
    Josiane Descoteaux
    Johanne Desaulniers
    Luc Desjardins
    Laetitia Le Clech
  • drone operator
    Michel Thibault

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