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The Sentry

The Sentry

| 5 min

Actor Françoise Faucher has embodied some of the greatest roles in French literature during her more than 60 years on stage. In this short documentary, she recalls the moments that led her to the theatre – and, as we watch images from her remarkable acting career, she speaks powerfully of how the best of our potential lies in our artistic expression.

  • recipient
    Françoise Faucher
  • writer
    Claude Guilmain
  • director
    Claude Guilmain
  • producer
    Anne-Marie Rocher
  • director of photography
    François Dagenais
  • light designer
    Jean-Maurice DeErnsted
  • sound recordist
    Sylvain Vary
  • makeup
    Annick Legout
  • hair styling
    Annick Legout
  • original music
    Daniel Toussaint
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • production manager
    Doris Lapierre
  • editor
    Joffrey Saintrapt
  • online editor
    Yannick Carrier
  • sound editor
    Daniel Toussaint
  • graphic design
    Philippe Raymond
  • subtitles
    Robert Paquin
  • studio administrator
    Alexandrine Torres de Figueiredo
  • administrative assistant
    Sophie Perceval
  • technical coordinator
    Micheline Faubert
  • rights clearances
    Sylvia Mezei
  • executive producer
    Jacques Turgeon


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Ages 10 to 17

Arts Education - Drama
English Language Arts - CanLit

Acclaimed theatre actress Françoise Faucher contributes to enriching our lives through art and culture. Does your city or town have a theatre group? If so, go to one of their plays and organize a discussion involving the actors and your students. If not, put on a short play from one of the theatre’s classics, but set it in our own time. In this way, students will be able to see that art transcends the ages and that its language is accessible.

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