Mambo Italiano (2003)

EMILE GAUDREAULT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Canada, 2003.  Cinémaginaire Inc., Equinoxe Films, The Harold Greenberg Fund.  Screenplay by Steve Galluccio, Emile Gaudreault, based on the play by Steve Galluccio.  Cinematography by Serge Ladouceur.  Produced by Daniel Louis, Denise Robert.  Music by FM Le Sieur.  Production Design by Patricia Christie.  Costume Design by Francesca Chamberland.  Film Editing by Richard Comeau.   Luke Kirby is excellent…

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Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PHILIPPE FALARDEAU Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BBB. Canada, 2011.  micro_scope.  Screenplay by Philippe Falardeau, based on the play Bashir Lazhar by Evelyne de la Chenelière.  Cinematography by Ronald Plante.  Produced by Luc Dery, Kim McCraw.  Music by Martin Leon.  Production Design by Emmanuel Frechette.  Costume Design by Francesca Chamberland.  Film Editing by Stephane Lafleur.   A terrible tragedy opens this sweet, low-key drama…

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Aurore (2005)

LUC DIONNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BBBB.  Canada, 2005.  Cinémaginaire Inc..  Screenplay by Luc Dionne, based on the novel by Andre Mathieu.  Cinematography by Louis de Ernsted.  Produced by Daniel Louis, Denise Robert.  Music by Michel Cusson.  Production Design by Michel Proulx.  Costume Design by Francesca Chamberland.  Film Editing by Isabelle Dedieu.   Riveting tale based on the true story that rocked all…

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Bon Cop, Bad Cop (2006)

ERIK CANUEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Canada, 2006.  Screenplay by Leila Basen, Alex Epstein, Patrick Huard, Kevin Tierney.  Cinematography by Bruce Chun.  Produced by Kevin Tierney.  Music by Michel Corriveau.  Production Design by Jean Becotte.  Costume Design by Francesca Chamberland.  Film Editing by Jean-Francois Bergeron.   The cultural divide between English and French Canada is bridged when a murder victim is found on…

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The Outlander (2005)

ERIK CANUEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   Original title:  Le Survenant Canada, 2005.  Les Films Vision 4.  Screenplay by Diane Cailhier, based on the book by Germaine Guevremont.Cinematography by Bernard Couture.  Produced by Jacques Bonin, Claude Veillet.   Music by Michel Corriveau.   Production Design by Louis Dondonneau, Dominique Gosselin.  Costume Design by Francesca Chamberland.   A tall, red-headed stranger wanders into a…

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The Rocket (2005)

CHARLES BINAME Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB Original title:  Maurice Richard Canada, 2005.  Cinémaginaire Inc., Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm, Desjardins, Téléfilm Canada, Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit, SODEC, Super Écran, Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, Radio Canada Télévision.  Screenplay by Ken Scott.  Cinematography by Pierre Gill.  Produced by Daniel Louis, Denise Robert.  Music by Michel Cusson.  Production Design by Michel…

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