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Title:DAME EN COULEURS, LA
Title year:1983
Unused title(s):Le silence (titre de travail)
Le Silence, C'est Le Confort (titre de travail)
Original dialogue(s):French
Subtitle language:English
Version(s):Sous-titres anglais
Running time:111 min 19 sec
Premiere date:Montréal (Berri 1) February 13, 1985
Description:We are in a huge mental institution where children have been locked up. Were they ill? No, they simply had no family left. To escape this oppressing world, they have created a parallel universe: in the basement of the institution lies a labyrinth of tunnels where the children have created their own society, with complete with spells and rituals. A young girl, Agnès, rules over this underground world that the adults appear to tolerate. But then a dying child disappears. The underground world is under suspicion. A battle begins between the two societies. The basement will be searched, the children will be rounded up, the adults will try to take away their world. The children’s republic will exist no more.

Credited as:
Director(s):Claude Jutra
Screen writer(s):Claude Jutra
Louise Rinfret
Credited as: Source material:
Writing source:Louise Rinfretidée originale

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Guillaume Lemay-ThiviergeTi-Cul
Ariane FrédériqueGisèle
François MéthéSébastien
Mario SpénardRégis
Jean-François LesageTi-Loup
Gregory LussierDenis Tremblay
Lisette DufourFrançoise
Charlotte LaurierAgnès Laberge
Paule BaillargeonSoeur Gertrude
Gilles RenaudBarbouilleux
Gisèle SchmidtMme Grégoire
Martin GuayMario
Rita LafontaineSoeur Honorine
Murielle DutilSoeur Joseph-Albert
Nicole LeblancSoeur Béatrice
Sylvie HeppelSoeur Ste-Marie
Ginette BoivinSoeur Ste-Anne
Christine OlivierSoeur Hélène
Johanne HarrelleSoeur Julienne
Monique MercureSoeur Supérieur
Patricia NolinAgnès à 40 ans
Armand LabelleMario à 30 ans
Zachary de Rioux-PerrasSimon
Rolland D'Amourl'abbé Ménard
Hubert Loisellele docteur Dubé
Françoise BerdMme Dupuis
Gilles Cloutierle sergent Dubois
François Thiviergela sentinelle
Anne Dandurandune patiente
Claude Desjardinsun patient
Joseph Di Iorioun patient

Credited as:
Producer(s):Pierre Lamy
Executive producers(s):Pierre Lamy
Jean Dansereau

Credited as:
Editor(s):Claire Boyer
Photography:Thomas Vamos
Location sound mixer(s):Richard Besse

Support:35mm coul (Kodak 5247 & 5294)

Festival(s):Toronto (Cumberland3: Festival of Festivals) avec sous-titres anglaisSeptember 09, 1985
Avant premiere:Montréal (La Cinémathèque Québécoise: Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois)January 29, 1985
Release:Montréal (Berri 4)February 15, 1985

Location(s):Montréal (Qué.)
Laboratory:Office National du Film (Montréal)

Distributor(s):
Distribution area:QuebecLes Films René Malo

CFFD Reference No.: 1125