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Audition (2005)

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Forty-year old Louis is a loud-mouthed repo-man who has nurtured a lifelong dream of becoming a successful actor. Fortunately for Louis his cousin is a casting agent, and he soon learns ... See full summary »

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Luc Picard

Writer:

Luc Picard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luc Picard ... Louis Tremblay
Suzanne Clément ... Suzie
Denis Bernard ... Phillipe Chevalier
Alexis Martin ... Marco
Julie McClemens ... Julie
Louise Proulx Louise Proulx ... Gisèle, secrétaire agence de casting
Marie-France Lambert ... Ève, comédienne
Henri Richer-Picard ... Le petit garçon
Joseph Pichette Joseph Pichette ... Le petit garçon
Robert Lepage ... Réalisateur, agence de casting
Nicole Leblanc ... Grand-mère accidentée
Isabel Richer ... Femme au bouquet de fleurs
Pascale Bélanger Pascale Bélanger ... Sarah, inconnue aux bottines
Dominique Pétin Dominique Pétin ... Dominique, agence de casting
Stéphane Demers ... Robert
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Storyline

Forty-year old Louis is a loud-mouthed repo-man who has nurtured a lifelong dream of becoming a successful actor. Fortunately for Louis his cousin is a casting agent, and he soon learns that local producers are seeking to fell the role of a father videotaping a final message for his two year-old son. Lately the strain of his job has been wearing not only on Louis, but his frustrated girlfriend Suzie as well. When Suzie discovers that she is pregnant, she immediately begins pondering the prospect of leaving Louis to raise the pair's child in a more stable environment. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

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Official Sites:

Christal Films

Country:

Canada

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

13 February 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Audition See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,510
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cité-Amérique See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Québec)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Marco: How many time are you going to hit him?
Louis Tremblay: Two, it will be enough!
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24 October 2006 | by dearpmSee all my reviews

An incredibly moving film. Solid acting, humorous in the right parts, in the sense that the humour seems real. In fact, everything seems to play out so naturally. The subtlety of how to convey how to act within a film is captured magnificently, especially given that the actors are of course acting within the film. The weight of the opening lines, the sequence that Luc Picard must learn for his audition, take on such incredible meaning by the end, in part because of the fluid storyline. The film is dreamy and poetic while still rooted in a very contemporary vision of Québec life and culture. The cameo with director Robert LePage playing, of course, a director, at the beginning with Denis Bernard was great and starts the film on equal footing between lightheartedness and drama. A superb example of brilliant quebequois film-making.


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