Séraphin (2002)

Full title: Seraphin: Heart of Stone
(Séraphin: un homme et son péché)

Not to be confused with Séraphine (2008).

Based on novel by Claude-Henri Grignon.

n 1890, in the village of Ste-Adèle, Quebec, young Donalda Laloge falls in love with Alexis Labranche, who is about to leave the village for a few months, but promises to marry her when he returns. While Alexis is gone, Donalda’s father promises her hand in marriage to the miserly mayor, Séraphin Poudrier, in exchange for a loan that will keep his general store in business. Knowing that she has no choice, the young girl resigns herself to marry the old man, who profits from the poor by taking away their land to build a new railway line. When Alexis returns to Ste- Adèle, Donalda can’t stay away from him.

Cast: Pierre Lebeau, Karine Vanasse, Roy Dupuis, Rémy Girard, Céline Bonnier, Robert Brouillette

Roy Dupuis, is a well-known actor in Quebec:
-he's been in Million Dollar Babies, playing the father of the Dionne quintuplets
-portrayed hockey legend Maurice Richard
-portrayed General Romeo Dallaire in Shake Hands with the Devil







2 comments:

  1. It was nice to see a Canadian movie for a change! It was beautifully shot even though it didn't have a fairy tale ending!

    ReplyDelete

I HAVE RETIRED FROM THE BLOG AND WILL NO LONGER BE DOING UPDATES. THANKS!

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Latest Posts