The Plouffe Family (film)

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Les Plouffe
Directed byGilles Carle
Produced byJustine Héroux
Denis Héroux (executive producer)
John Kemeny (executive producer)
Written byGilles Carle
Jacques Vigoureux
Roger Lemelin (also novel)
StarringGabriel Arcand
Pierre Curzi
Juliette Huot
Émile Genest
Serge Dupire
Music byClaude Denjean
Stéphane Venne
CinematographyFrançois Protat
Edited byYves Langlois
Distributed byCiné 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)
LanguageFrench, English
Box office1,900,000 (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.[1] The film was Canada's submission to the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1981, but was not shortlisted as a nominee for the award.

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  1. ^ "Plouffe, Les – Film de Gilles Carle". Films du Québec, March 9, 2009.

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