The Skiff of Renald and Thomas

The Skiff of Renald and Thomas

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Five men work together in a communal effort to build a skiff on Ile-aux-Coudres, an island in the St. Lawrence River. It is built in a traditional fashion, all the more remarkable because no blueprint is used. The film does not merely record a building tradition, it reveals the character of the craftsmen, who are influenced by a pre-industrial way of life underscored by spontaneity and wit.

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  • director
    Bernard Gosselin
  • editing
    Bernard Gosselin
  • producer
    Michel Brault
  • camera
    Jean-Pierre Lachapelle
  • sound
    Serge Beauchemin
    Richard Besse
  • music
    Alain Lamontagne

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