Looking for Alexander

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Mémoires affectives
Directed by Francis Leclerc
Produced by Barbara Shrier
Written by Marcel Beaulieu
Francis Leclerc
Starring Roy Dupuis
Music by Pierre Duchesne
Cinematography Steve Asselin
Edited by Glenn Berman
Distributed by Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm (2004) (Canada) (theatrical)
Release date
  • October 29, 2004 (2004-10-29)
Running time
100 minute
Country Canada
Language French

Looking for Alexander is a French Canadian drama film. It was directed and written by Francis Leclerc. Marcel Beaulieu also wrote the script. The French title is Mémoires affectives.

Plot Summary[edit]

Thought to be clinically dead, Alexander (Roy Dupuis) suddenly awakes from a long coma. He recognizes nobody and remembers nothing. As Alexander tries to piece together his life, the mystery deepens. Director Francis Leclerc holds together this precious tale with poetic imagery and strong visuals, all the while teasing the viewer to discover the truth.


Genie Awards – Director, Screenplay, Actor (Dupuis); Prix Jutra – Film, Director, Actor (Dupuis), Editing


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