The True Nature of Bernadette

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The True Nature of Bernadette
Directed by Gilles Carle
Produced by Gilles Carle
Pierre Lamy
Written by Gilles Carle
Starring Micheline Lanctôt
Music by Pierre F. Brault
Cinematography René Verzier
Edited by Gilles Carle
Susan Kay
Release date
  • 6 May 1972 (1972-05-06)
Running time
115 minutes
Country Canada
Language French

The True Nature of Bernadette (French: La Vraie Nature de Bernadette) is a 1972 Canadian drama film directed by Gilles Carle. It was entered into the 1972 Cannes Film Festival.[1] The film was also selected as the Canadian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 45th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2] In 1984 the Toronto International Film Festival ranked the film tenth in the Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time.[3] The film won Canadian Film Awards for Director, Actress (Micheline Lanctôt), Supporting Actor (Donald Pilon) and Musical Score.


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The True Nature of Bernadette". Retrieved 16 April 2009. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  3. ^ "Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time Archived 3 July 2013 at the Wayback Machine.," The Canadian Encyclopedia, 2012, URL accessed 28 April 2013.

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