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Title year:1987
Also known as:STRAIGHT TO THE HEART (English Title)
Unused title(s):Kurwenal (Working Title)
Original dialogue(s):French
Version(s):EST English sub-titles
Running time:92 min 37 sec
Premiere date:29-09-88 Montréal (Parisien 1) September 29, 1988
Description:Pierre Kurwenal is a reporter-photographer. He has been all around the world and has taken pictures of nightmares. For the past ten years, Pierre has felt a strong love for Sarah, David and his cat Tristan. But when he returns home after doing a report in Latin America, something inside of him has snapped. He can no longer stand to look at images of people being brutally murdered. When he arrives in Montréal, he finds that David and Sarah have moved while he was gone. Sarah is pregnant and wants to keep the child. David is ready to move in with her. Pierre decides to do one last report, on his own city, a sort of letter to those he loves. He finds them, follows them down the street with his camera, and gradually loses himself in the project.

Credited as:
Director(s):Léa Pool
Screen writer(s):Léa Pool
Marcel Beaulieu
Credited as: Source material:
Writing source:Yves Navarre

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Matthias Habich
Johanne-Marie Tremblay
Michel Voita
Jean-François Pichette
France Castel
Pierre Gobeil
Kim Yaroshevskaya
Jacqueline Bertrand
Victor Désy
Mimi D'Estée

Credited as:
Producer(s):Denise Robert
Robin Spry
Ruth Waldburger
Executive producers(s):Jamie Brown

Musician(s):Osvaldo Montes
Photography:Pierre Mignot

Support:35mm Col Kodak 5247, 5294, 5297 aspect ratio 1.66:1

Festival(s):Montréal (World Film Festival: Parisien 1)September 03, 1988
Release:VeniseSeptember 04, 1988
Toronto (Varsity 2: Festival of Festivals)September 16, 1988
Montréal (Parisien 2)September 30, 1988

Financial %:
Co-finance:Country production80

Pointe du Lac (QC)
Niagara Falls
Laboratory:Bellevue Pathé Québec (1984) Inc.

CFFD Reference No.: 1667