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They Called Us "Les Filles du Roy"

They Called Us "Les Filles du Roy"

| 56 min

Structured as a love letter, this feature film is an impressionistic history of the women of Québec down through the ages: the Indigenous woman, the fille du Roy, the nun, the settler's wife, the soldier's wife, and, finally, today's woman.

  • director
    Anne Claire Poirier
  • producer
    Anne Claire Poirier
  • executive producer
    Jean-Marc Garand
  • script
    Marthe Blackburn
    Jeanne Morazain
    Anne Claire Poirier
  • photography
    Georges Dufaux
  • sound
    Joseph Champagne
  • editing
    Claire Boyer
  • re-recording
    Michel Descombes
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • narrator
    Kelly Ricard
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn
  • animation
    Jean-Thomas Bédard
  • cast
    Danielle Ouimet
  • participant
    Anne Claire Poirier
    Marie-Josée da Silva
    Katherine Deer
    Monique Fortier
    Suzanne Gervais
    Hélène Girard
    Berthe Latraverse-Poirier
    Nicole Lebreton


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Ages 16 to 16

History - Early Colonization/Settlement
History and Citizenship Education - Issues in Society Today
History and Citizenship Education - Population and Settlement (1608-present)
Media Education - Body Image
Social Studies - Labour Studies

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