La maudite commune
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This video traces the story of Antoine Jolicoeur, a young man tired of his mother’s incessant recriminations and her demands on him to work constantly leaves his home, answers an ad in the newspaper, and moves into a commune where a variety of social classes are represented. There's a cook, a communist student, an astrologer, a scientist, a mechanic, etc. From the first night he spends there, Antoine is confronted with the sharing habits of the commune's inhabitants and finds it difficult to adapt. Following a visit from his mother, who, by her presence alone manages to bring out the faults of his new friends, Antoine decides to return home. But the memories of his life at home return, and after hesitating between his mother's orders and his new friends' faults, he decides to live in the commune.

Canada
49:09
Original language
French

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Credits

Direction
Gaétan Quenneville
Cast
Michel Galant
Johanne Laviolette
Lucie Charbonneau
France Desmarais
Andrée Lachapelle
Ghislaine Charbonneau
Pierre Chagnon
Jean-Yves Fradet
Robert Giroux
Richard Gauthier
Mme Fradet
Christiane Fradet
Charles Galant
Alain Quenneville
Benoit Fortin
Manon Archambault
Screenplay
Gaétan Quenneville
Production
Vidéographe

Technical information

Color
Black and white
Image format
4:3
Sound
Mono
Shooting format
Betacam
Keywords
Commune, Community, Independence, Adaptation, Relation