Mario (film)

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Mario
Directed by Jean Beaudin
Produced by Jean Beaudin
Jacques Bobet
Hélène Verrier
Written by Jean Beaudin
Arlette Dion
Jacques Paris
Narrated by Dave Kitson
Starring Xavier Norman Petermann
Francis Reddy
Music by François Dompierre
Cinematography Pierre Mignot
Thomas Vámos
Editing by Werner Nold
Studio National Film Board of Canada
Distributed by Cinema International Canada
Release dates August 22, 1984 (Canada)
Running time 98 minutes
Country Canada
Language French
Budget $ 2,000,000 (estimated)

Mario is a 1984 Quebec drama film, set in the Magdalen Islands, directed by Jean Beaudin and produced by the National Film Board of Canada.[1]

Plot[edit]

Mario (Petermann) is a 10 year old autistic boy who is mute and hard of hearing. He has an 18 year old brother whom he admires greatly. One day, Simon (Reddy) becomes involved with a woman and, as a result, their relationship becomes strained. Mario finds himself without his brother and his parents who are always watching over their island during the tourist season.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mario". Collection. National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved June 15, 2012. 

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