Le temps d'une prière
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Based on the play by Germain, Gauvreau and Sauvageau, Jean-Claude Germains produced a tableau - in the style of the time before the Quiet Revolution - illustrating the decline of religion in Québec. Each scene is cut short, placed in sequence and follows a rapid rhythm. Using facial mime and working their voices to modulate the texts, the actors remain static. The raising of consciousness about the power of religion and the alienation felt towards it depicts an existential

1972
Canada
31:00
Original language
French

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Credits

Direction
Jean-Claude Germain
Jacques W. Benoit
Screenplay
Jean-Claude Germain
Cast
Muriel Dutil
Maurice Gibeau
Gilbert Lepage
Jean-Pierre Piché
Sound
Néné
Production
Vidéographe

Technical information

Color
Black and white
Image format
4:3
Sound
Mono
Shooting format
Betacam
Keywords
Theater, Religion, Madness