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September Five at Saint-Henri

DIR: Hubert Aquin
1962 / Canada / 27 min

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This short film is a series of vignettes of life in Saint-Henri, a Montreal working-class district, on the first day of school. From dawn to midnight, we take in the neighbourhood’s pulse: a mother fussing over children, a father's enforced idleness, teenage boys clowning, young lovers dallying - the unposed quality of daily life.

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Director Hubert Aquin
Screenplay several artists
Dir. of Photography several artists
Editing Jacques Godbout, Monique Fortier
Music Eldon Rathburn
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Duration 27 min
Year 1962
Country Canada
Colour Black & White
Tags observational, poetic, social issues
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