The American Trap

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The American Trap
Le Piège américain
Directed byCharles Binamé
Produced byFabienne Larouche
Michel Trudeau
Written byFabienne Larouche
Michel Trudeau
StarringRémy Girard
Gérard Darmon
Colm Feore
Music bySari Dijani
Iohann Martin
Rudy Toussaint
CinematographyPierre Gill
Edited byDominique Fortin
Distributed byAlliance Atlantis
Release date
  • August 26, 2008 (2008-08-26)
Running time
95 minutes

The American Trap (French: Le Piège américain) is a Canadian drama film from Quebec, directed by Charles Binamé and released in 2008.[1] The film stars Rémy Girard as Lucien Rivard, a Canadian working in the criminal underworld of Havana, Cuba who becomes enmeshed in international intrigue around the assassination of John F. Kennedy.[2]


Award nominations[edit]

The film garnered five Genie Award nominations at the 29th Genie Awards in 2009:[3]


  1. ^ "American Trap gets more hype than screens". Montreal Gazette, May 19, 2008.
  2. ^ "Lucien Rivard, man of mystery - maybe too much so". Montreal Gazette, May 16, 2008.
  3. ^ "Gross epic, Quebec drama lead; Genie Nominations". National Post, February 11, 2009.

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