La bête lumineuse

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La bête lumineuse
Directed by Pierre Perrault
Produced by Jacques Bobet
Cinematography Martin Leclerc
Edited by Suzanne Allard
Distributed by National Film Board of Canada
Release date
  • 15 October 1982 (1982-10-15)
Running time
128 minutes
Country Canada
Language French

La bête lumineuse (English: The Shimmering Beast) is a 1982 Canadian documentary film directed by Pierre Perrault, about a group of hunters who gather annually to hunt moose near Maniwaki, Quebec. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


  • Louis-Philippe Lécuyer as Canotier
  • Philippe Cross as Canotier
  • Stéphane-Albert Boulais as Archer
  • Maurice Chaillot as Archer
  • Bernard L'Heureux as Orignal
  • Michel Guyot as Orignal
  • Maurice Aumont as Chasseur d'ours
  • Claude Lauriault as Chasseur d'ours


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: La bête lumineuse". Retrieved 20 June 2009. 

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