First Quebec feature film at Film Noir au Canal Yan Lanouette Turgeon’s Roche Papier Ciseaux

Film Noir au Canal is pleased to
announce the next outdoor screening of its 5th edition, which has already gathered more than 1800 cinephiles on the
banks of the Lachine Canal this summer.For the very first time at the
festival, a Quebec film will be in the spotlight! The crime drama Roche
Papier Ciseaux
(2013), directed by Yan Lanouette Turgeon, will
be screened this Sunday, August 11 at St. Patrick’s Square, at the
corner of Wellington and St. Patrick streets. This mesmerizing neo-noir film
could not be better suited for the festival, as part of its action takes place
at the Lachine Canal.

From 7:15 p.m., the public is invited to attend a musical performance by
trumpeter Bertrand Margelidon, a close collaborator of the Gypsy Kumbia
Orchestra, followed by an introduction to the film by director Yan Lanouette
, hosted by film critic Daniel Racine. This will be the first
presentation of a film by its filmmaker in the history of the festival.

At nightfall, around 8:30 p.m., Roche Papier Ciseaux will
be screened in its original French version with English subtitles. Three men,
all related by the Chinese mafia, whose destinies will meet unexpectedly one
night of eclipse. The movie stars Fanny Mallette, Louis Champagne,
Roy Dupuis and rapper Samian.


The 5th
edition of Film Noir au Canal – from July 14 to August 18, 2019
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