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Traitor or Patriot

Traitor or Patriot

| 1 h 22 min

This feature documentary is a portrait of Adélard Godbout, the largely forgotten man who was Premier of Quebec from 1939 to 1944. During his office, Godbout helped lay the groundwork for the Quiet Revolution of the 1950s and 1960s: instituting compulsory education, giving women the vote, creating Hydro-Québec and trying to free the province from domination by the clergy. Yet, during the conscription crisis, he favoured sending volunteers to fight Hitler: a sin for which many would never forgive him. Filmmaker Jacques Godbout takes a fresh look at his great-uncle's legacy.

  • research
    Jacques Godbout
  • script
    Jacques Godbout
  • research - assistance
    Pascale Bilodeau
  • script - assistance
    Pascale Bilodeau
  • cinematography
    François Vincelette
  • cinematographer - assistant
    Martin F. Leblanc
  • picture editing
    Jean-Marie Drot
  • location recordist
    Diane Carrière
  • sound editing
    André Chaput
  • set decorator
    Vianney Gauthier
  • lighting
    Pierre Lachapelle
  • participation
    Gérard Filion
    Jean-Louis Gagnon
    Madeleine Parent
  • historian
    Éric Amyot
    Serge Bernier
    Gérard Bouchard
    Paul-André Comeau
    Micheline Dumont
  • political scientist
    Guy Bouthillier
    Denis Monière
  • journalist
    Josh Freed
  • documentation
    Pascale Bilodeau
    Barbara Sears
  • music
    Anna Marly
    Joseph Kessel
    Maurice Druon
  • orchestration
    François Dompierre
  • music - interpretation
    Louise Forestier
  • musician
    Didier Dumoutier
  • voice
    Thor Bishopric
    Thomas Donohue
    Kathleen Fee
    John Koensgen
    Howard Ryshpan
    Luis de Cespedes
    Serge Houde
    Hubert Fielden
    Jacques Godbout
  • voice recording
    Patrick Viegas
  • foley
    Claude St-Jean
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
    Sylvain Desbiens
  • titles
    NFB Postproduction Image Service
  • subtitling
    Kinograph inc.
  • technical coordination
    Richard Cliche
  • technical coordination - assistance
    France Couture
  • marketing officer
    Élise Labbé
  • administration
    Colette Brodeur
  • administration assistant
    Dany Delpy
  • producer - assistance
    Christiane Germain
  • director
    Jacques Godbout
  • producer
    Éric Michel
    Adam Symansky


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