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Title:NÈG', LE
Title year:2001
Original dialogue(s):French
Running time:91 min 40 sec
Copyright:2002 Les Productions 23 Inc.
Description:In the middle of the night, deep in the Quebec countryside, an angry Black teenager smashes a statue of a Black fisherman. Cédulie and her intellectually challenged son come out to investigate, armed with a rifle. They are joined by a neighbour and then a group of inebriated partygoers, curious to see what's wrong. No one can agree on what should be done with the Black teen. Fuelled by alcohol, the incident turns tragic. Cédulie is shot to death with her own rifle and the Black teenager is wounded by a cop. In the morning, investigators take contradictory statements from five witnesses who tell the story.

Credited as:
Director(s):Robert Morin
Screen writer(s):Robert Morin

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Yannick N'Dowa-Légaré
Robin Aubert
Emmanuel Bilodeau
Vincent Bilodeau
Sandrine Bisson
Jean-Guy Bouchard
Claude Despins
René-Daniel Dubois
Suzanne Lemoine
Béatrice Picard
Isabelle Vincent
Pierre Drolet
Gaston Caron
Robert Morin
Dorothée Berryman
Sylvio Archambault
Jacques Girard
James Rae
Éloi Savoie
Bernard Morin
André Doucet
Guy Sévigny
Stéphane Séguin
Serge Bradet
Eric Hovington
Serge Veilleux
Réal Chabot
Caroline Hayeur
Bertrand Perron

Credited as:
Producer(s):Lorraine Dufour

Credited as:
Editor(s):Lorraine Dufour
Musician(s):Bertrand Chénier
Photography:Jean-Pierre St-Louis

Support:S16mm Col Kodak (35mm)
Aspect ratio:1.85:1

Festival(s):TorontoSeptember 11, 2002
Release:au Québec WIDEOctober 25, 2002

Laboratory:Covitec Inc.

Distribution area:QuebecQc Christal Films Distribution Inc.

CFFD Reference No.: 3492