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Summer Crisis

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Summer Crisis

Release Date: September 13, 2013

Year    :   2013
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Groupe PVP, Crystal Film Productions
Director    :   Alain Chartrand
Producers    :   Vincent Leroux, Jean-Roch Marcotte
Writers    :   Mario Bolduc, Alain Chartrand, Jacques Bérubé
RunTime    :   97 mins.
Budget    :   4300000

In the summer of 1969, Bernard, a Gaspesian fisherman's son, arrive in Perce to fin work. He meets Paul, Jacques and Francis, Quebec Independence activists who have come to open the 'Fisherman's House'. They aim to organize public conferences and offer lodgings to young travelers. A motley crowd of Quebecers from all over the province soon flocks to Perce: artists, hippies, rockers, hitchhikers and the like shake local authorities. Bernard is won over by the trio's ideas and gets increasingly involved in their project. The following year, the will join the Front de liberation du Quebec (FLQ) and play a pivotal role in the Summer Crisis 1969.




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