David Shepherd presents Le confessionnal
Canada/USA/France 1995, 100 min, Dir: Robert Lepage
French & English w/subtitles
Screenings:
  • Thursday February 11, 2016 at 7:00PM

In the late 1980s, Pierre Lamontagne (Lothaire Bluteau) travels to his hometown in Quebec after his father dies. There, he runs into his adoptive brother, Marc (Patrick Goyette), who desperately wishes to uncover the mysterious identity of his own biological father. They begin to investigate,which leads them back to 1952, with Alfred Hitchcock (Ron Burrage) filming I Confess in the area amid a complex scandal involving the Lamontagne family, Marc’s pregnant mother, and the Catholic church. 

You can learn a lot from a person’s tastes, especially their cinematic palate. David Shepherd is the MLA for Edmonton-Centre. Prior to the May election, he worked as a communications adviser and writer, musician, and studio engineer. He has diplomas in Music Performance and Studio Recording from MacEwan University, and a BA in Communications from Royal Roads University.

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Rating: 14A (14A)

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