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Tintamarre - On the Trail of Acadians in North America

Tintamarre - On the Trail of Acadians in North America

| 1 h 19 min

This feature documentary pays homage to the special character of an enduring people: the Acadians. Two hundred years after Expulsion of the Acadians by the British (1755–1764), Acadian culture is still very much alive. But why do Acadians—whose ancestors founded the first colony in North America—have to keep making a racket to tell the world they're still here?

  • research
    André Gladu
  • script
    André Gladu
  • direction
    André Gladu
  • research - assistance
    Doris Lapierre
  • script - assistance
    Doris Lapierre
  • direction - assistance
    Doris Lapierre
  • story consultant
    Jean Charlebois
  • narration consultant
    Jean Charlebois
  • director of photography
    François Vincelette
  • director of photography - assistant
    Katerine Giguère
  • shooting
    Christien LeBlanc
  • sound
    Marcel Fraser
  • picture editing
    André Corriveau
  • sound editing
    Martin Allard
  • participation
    Melbourne Muise
    Normand Basque
    Claude Austin
    Alvida Comeau
    Charlotte Cormier
    Lubi Chiasson
    Tom Chiasson
    Marie-Jo Thério
    Donatien Gaudet
    Serge Comeau
    Chloé Le Bouthillier
    Vicky Le Bouthillier
    Louis-Christin Gallien
    Jayson Inniss
    Louise Blanchard
    Marie-Claude Landry
    Alyre Cormier
    Louise Constantin
    Donald Albert
    Rodrigue Noël
    Nathalie Cormier
    Alain Canty
    Louis Duchaîne
    Jean-Marie Nadeau
    Lisanne Comeau
    Jonathan Fowler
    Maurice Basque
    Donna Doucet
    Normand L. Godin
    Gérald Thériault
    Anne-Marie Comeau
    Susan Knutson
    Neil Boucher
    Mike Gaudet
    Marcel Weaver
    Aline Quinlan
    Kyla Quinlan
    Denis Comeau
    France Beaumier
    Éric Comeau
    Claire Comeau
    James Quinlan
    Danny LeBlanc
    Gilles Leblanc
    Léon Stuart
    Amber d'Entremont
    Sandra Le Couteur
    Joane Dugas
    Carl Gionet
    Lyse Lanteigne-Gionet
    Gilles Gionet
    Alberte Paulin
    Claude Le Bouthillier
    Frédéric Avy
    Marie-Pierre Larose
    André Landry
    Camille Thériault
    Natacha Dugas
    Michel Jacob
    Marie-Claire Dugas
    Charles Emmrys
    Jean-Guy Duguay
    Serge Patrice Thibodeau
    Gabriel Malenfant
    Étienne Paulin
    Georgette LeBlanc
    Correy Porché
    Sarah Marylou Brideau
    Paul Bossé
    Raphaëlle Valay-Nadeau
    Sarah Valay-Nadeau
    Marie-Joëlle Bergeron
    Martin-J. Légère
    Fidèle Thériault
    Gilbert Finn
    Chantal Varin
    Gaston Le Bouthillier
    Michel Martin
    Gastien Godin
    Chantal Chiasson
    Nathalie Léger
    Jaël Léger-Godin
    Henri Thériault
    Lise Ouellette
    Stéphane Godin
    Melvin Doiron
    Benoît Ferron
  • technical support - editing
    Danielle Raymond
  • image processing
    Sylvain Desbiens
  • online editing
    Denis Gathelier
  • computer graphics
    Pierre Landry
    Louise Overy
    Gaspard Gaudreau
    Benoît Chagnon
  • titles
    Pierre Landry
    Louise Overy
    Gaspard Gaudreau
    Benoît Chagnon
  • voice director
    Claude Dionne
  • translation
    Christine York
  • subtitles
    Christine York
  • narration recording
    Luc Léger
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • re-recording - assistance
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • visual archives research
    Geneviève Bouchard
  • marketing officer
    François Jacques
  • administration
    Colette Brodeur
    Manon Provencher
  • administrative staff
    Nathalie Cloutier
    Dany Delpy
    Lysanne Fortier
    Agnès Yang
    Lise Fortin Roy
    Dominique Brunet
  • technical coordinator
    Richard Cliche
  • line producer
    Christiane Germain
  • producer
    Colette Loumède


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Ages 15 to 16

Diversity - Identity
History - Canada under British Rule (1764-1867)

An excellent opportunity for exploring the consequences of the British colonial era on Canada’s various peoples. History students can be asked to answer the following questions: What were the consequences of the Expulsion of the Acadians on their identity? Do you think that a people needs to draw attention to itself to ensure its rights are respected? How did the popularity of Longfellow’s poem “Evangeline” provoke Acadians’ “amnesia”? Students could extend the activity by comparing the Québécois and Acadien searches for identity using the theme of survival as a common thread.

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