February 15, 1839 (2001)

  |  Drama, History


February 15, 1839 (2001) Poster

French Canadians face execution after a revolt against British bureaucrats in Quebec.


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Director:

Pierre Falardeau

Writer:

Pierre Falardeau

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31 January 2001 | christian94
6
| Powerful
This historical movie has the depth necessary to convey an appropriate message and reflect on the very widespread process of colonisation and assimilation. The eternal theme of liberty and freedom are omnipresent, but there also is a very human aspect to it. Since the movie is almost exclusively confined to a jail cell, it was nice to see the effects political imprisonment had on individuals. The movie clearly explains the motivation French Quebecers have to be independent and also deals with the actualisation of loyalty, friendship, love and sacrifice. The script is well written and the acting thorough. All in all, a great Quebec film.

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Genres

Drama | History

Details

Release Date:

26 January 2001

Language

French, English, Latin


Country of Origin

Canada

Box Office

Budget:

CAD3,100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,610 28 January 2001

Gross USA:

$43,595

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,595

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