The Plouffe Family (film)

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Les Plouffe
Directed by Gilles Carle
Produced by Justine Héroux
Denis Héroux (executive producer)
John Kemeny (executive producer)
Written by Gilles Carle
Jacques Vigoureux
Roger Lemelin (also novel)
Starring Gabriel Arcand
Pierre Curzi
Juliette Huot
Émile Genest
Serge Dupire
Music by Claude Denjean
Stéphane Venne
Cinematography François Protat
Edited by Yves Langlois
Distributed by Ciné 360 Inc. (Canada)
International Cinema (USA)
Release date
  • April 7, 1981 (1981-04-07)
Running time
227 minutes (International version)
169 minutes (English version)
259 min (French version)
Country Canada
Language French
Box office 1,900,000 (Canada)

The Plouffe Family (French: Les Plouffe) is a 1981 Canadian drama film, based on Roger Lemelin's novel about the titular Plouffe family, set during World War II.


The film won 7 out of 14 Genie Awards in 1982 including Best Achievement in Direction and Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. The film was also selected as the Canadian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 54th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1]

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  1. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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