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Title:GASPARD ET FILS
Title year:1987
Unused title(s):L'Esprit De Famille (Working Title)
Original dialogue(s):French
Running time:89 min sec
Description:Due to an unpleasant clause in his mother’s will, Claude, a grumpy middle-aged bachelor, who owns a bookstore and admires beautiful things, has had to spend the past ten years living with his father Gaspard, a crotchety old man who has been making Claude’s life unbearable. But the clause will soon be expiring, and Claude plans to place his father in a seniors’ residence. The night before Gaspard is set to move, he tells his son that he has won six million dollars in the lottery, but he can’t find his ticket. At his father’s insistence, Claude agrees to spend three days looking for the winning ticket. Now the fun begins.

Credited as:
Director(s):François Labonté
Screen writer(s):Monique Proulx

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Jacques Godin
Gaston Lepage
Monique Miller
Monica Verge
Yves Desgagnés
Julien Poulin
Claude Laroche
Luc Boivin
Ginette Boivin
Esther Lewis
Ursula Von Arwin
Birgit Koch
Alda Viero
Corrado Mastropasqua
Alberto Alvarez
Samuel Harrouseh

Credited as:
Producer(s):Suzanne Hénaut
Claude Bonin

Credited as:
Editor(s):Jean-Guy Montpetit
Musician(s):Denis Larochelle
Photography:Michel Caron

Support:35mm Col Kodak 5247, 5294, 5297

Festival(s):Montréal (World Film Festival: Parisien 3) 09h00 + 21h20September 02, 1988
Release:Montréal (4 screens & Complexe Desjardins à partir du 4)September 03, 1988
Toronto (Cumberland 4) ESTMarch 30, 1990


Financial %:
Co-finance:Country production

Location(s):Montréal (QC)
Margarita, Venezuela
New York (NY)
Laboratory:Bellevue Pathé Québec (1984) Inc.

Distributor(s):
Distribution area:QuebecQc Cinéma Plus Inc.

CFFD Reference No.: 1709