|Un Zoo la Nuit|
|Directed by||Jean-Claude Lauzon|
|Produced by||Roger Frappier
|Written by||Jean-Claude Lauzon|
|Music by||Jean Corriveau|
|Editing by||Michel Arcand|
|Distributed by||FilmDallas (US theatrical)|
|Release dates||1987 (Cannes premiere)
March 30, 1988 (USA)
|Running time||115 minutes|
|Box office||1,300,000 CAD|
Marcel (Gilles Maheu) is released from prison, hoping to reconcile with his dying father, Albert (Lebel). Marcel is also harassed by a corrupt gay cop. Marcel returns to his father who reveals that he has money and drugs stashed away for him. Marcel and his gay former cellmate both corner the corrupt cop and get their revenge on him. Julie (Adams) is Marcel's former girlfriend who works in a sex club peep show.
The film set a record by winning 13 Genie Awards.
- Genie Award for Best Motion Picture - Roger Frappier, Pierre Gendron
- Genie Award for Best Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design - Jean-Baptiste Tard
- Genie Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography - Guy Dufaux
- Genie Award for Best Achievement in Costume Design - Andrée Morin
- Genie Award for Best Achievement in Direction - Jean-Claude Lauzon
- Genie Award for Best Achievement in Editing - Michel Arcand
- Genie Award for Best Achievement in Overall Sound - Adrian Croll, Hans Peter Strobl, Yvon Benoît
- Genie Award for Best Achievement in Sound Editing - Viateur Paiement, Marcel Pothier, Diane Boucher
- Genie Award for Best Achievement in Music - Original Score - Jean Corriveau
- Genie Award for Best Achievement in Music - Original Song - Jean-Pierre Bonin, Daniel De Shaimes, Jean Corriveau,Robert Stanley For the song "Lost in a Hurricane"
- Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Roger Lebel
- Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Germain Houde
- Genie Award for Best Original Screenplay - Jean-Claude Lauzon
- Montreal World Film Festival Best Canadian Film - Jean-Claude Lauzon
- Toronto International Film Festival International Critics' Award - Jean-Claude Lauzon
- Flanders International Film Festival Grand Prix - Jean-Claude Lauzon
The film was released on videocassette in the United States in 1988 by New World and in Canada that same year by Cinema Plus Video. In 1991, an EP-Mode tape of the film was released by Starmaker Video. To this day, the film has never been released on DVD and as of June 28, 2011, no plans have been made to release the film onto DVD.
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