October 1970 (film)

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October 1970
Distributed by CBC Television
Directed by Don McBrearty
Produced by Laszlo Barna
Wayne Grigsby
David MacLeod
Written by Wayne Grigsby
Peter Mitchell[disambiguation needed]
Starring Patrick Labbe; Karine Vanasse, Fanny La Croix, Denis Bernard
Mark Day
Hugo St-Cyr
Gary Levert
Music by Jonathan Goldsmith
Language English
Release date
  • October 12, 2006 (2006-10-12)
Running time 480 minutes

October 1970 is an eight-part made-for-television series that played on Canadian television in October and November 2006. It is a dramatization of the actual events surrounding the October Crisis in the province of Quebec, Canada when members of the nationalist terrorist group the Front de libération du Québec abducted British Trade Commissioner James Cross and then Pierre Laporte, the Vice-Premier and Minister of Labour of Quebec, the latter of whom they murdered.

Cast: (in credits order)

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