Robert Morin

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Robert Morin
Born (1949-05-20) May 20, 1949 (age 65)
Montréal, Canada
Occupation Film director
Screenwriter
cinematographer
Years active 1977 - present

Robert Morin (born May 20, 1949 in Montréal, Quebec) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Robert Morin is known for his very personal, dark, and pessimistic "interior views" of family, crime, law enforcement, and human suffering. He studied Literature and Communications and in 1971 began to work as a cameraman, joining ORTQ in Rimouski, where he directed films and videos. In 1977, with a group of friends and colleagues, Morin founded La Coopérative de Production Vidéo de Montréal,[2] where he continues to produce his own work. After creating close to 30 short films with his colleagues over 10 years, he directed his first feature length film Tristesse modèle réduit in 1987. His film Requiem pour un beau sans-coeur was nominated for the Genie Awards for Best Motion Picture and Best Director. Morin continues to create films that are honored with awards from all around the world.

Filmography[edit]

Feature films[edit]

  • Les Quatre Soldats (The Four Soldiers) (2013)
  • Journal d'un coopérant (Diary of an Aid Worker) (2010)
  • Papa à la chasse aux lagopèdes (Daddy Goes Ptarmigan Hunting) (2008)
  • Que Dieu bénisse l'Amérique (May God Bless America) (2006)
  • Petit Pow! Pow! Noël (Yule Croak) (2005)
  • Le nèg' (The Negro) (2002)
  • Opération Cobra (2001)
  • Quiconque meurt, meurt à douleur (Whoever Dies, Dies in Pain) (1998)
  • Yes Sir! Madame... (1994)
  • Windigo (1994)
  • Requiem pour un beau sans-coeur (Requiem for a Handsome Bastard) (1992)
  • La réception (The Reception) (1989)
  • Tristesse modèle réduit (Scale-Model Sadness) (1987)

Short films[edit]

  • La femme étrangère (The Woman from Elsewhere) (Documentary co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1988)
  • Le voleur vit en enfer (The Thief Lives in Hell) (Short film co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1984)
  • Mauvais mal (Evil Madness) (Short film co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1984)
  • On se paye la gomme (We Treat Ourselves to the Best) (Short film co-directed with Marcel Chouinard, 1984)
  • Toi t'es-tu lucky (And You, Are You Lucky?) (Short film co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1984)
  • Le mystérieux Paul (The Mysterious Paul) (Short film co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1983)
  • A Postcard from Victoria (Short film co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1983)
  • Ma richesse a cause mes privations (My Wealth Caused My Deprivations) (Short film co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1982)
  • Il a gagné ses épaulettes (He Won His Wings) (Documentary co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1981)
  • Gus est encore dans l'armée (Gus Is Still in the Army) (Short film co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1980)
  • Ma vie c'est pour le restant de mes jours (My Life Is for the Rest of my Life) (Short film co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1980)
  • Le royaume est commencé (The Kingdom Has Come) (Short film co-directed with Lorraine Dufour, 1980)
  • Même mort il faut s'organiser (Even Dead You Have To Get Organized) (Short film, 1977)

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