Shadows of Spring

  • Canada
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Emerging from the multiple perspectives of this film, a memory of a neighbourhood is recreated which tells of the fragility of working class habitats residents and workers from southwest Montréal recount its tragic history: The immigration and settling of the Irish in the 19th century the expropriation of Griffintown the destruction of Goose village. The industrial decline of Pointe-Saint-Charles and surroundings.


  • Original title
    Les printemps incertains / EN version
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Sylvain L’Espérance
  • DOP
    Claude Ouellet, Marc-André Berthiaume, Sylvain L’Espérance
  • Editing
    René Roberge
  • Music
    Nancy King Hughes
  • Sound
    Justine Pimlott, Marie-France Delagrave, Francine Poirier
  • Duration
    53 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Canada
  • Colour
    • Colour
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