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Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette

Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette

Canadian actress, film director and screenwriter
February 8, 1979 (45 years old)
Can. 2024. Biography by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette. The life of the singer Pauline Julien and her artistic, social and political legacy.

White Dog

V.O.: Chien blanc
Can. 2022. Drama by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette with Denis Ménochet, Kacey Rohl, K.C. Collins. In 1968, after the assassination of Martin Luther King, writer Romain Gary and his wife Jean Seberg took in an abandoned white dog, which was trained to attack black people.
Runtime: 95 min.

Goddess of the Fireflies

V.O.: La Déesse des mouches à feu
Can. 2019. Drama by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette with Kelly Depeault, Caroline Néron, Normand D'Amour. While her parents are in the middle of a divorce, a shy teenage girl falls in with the delinquents at her high school and gets a taste of fool’s paradise.
Runtime: 105 min.
Can. 2015. Documentary by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, Émile Proulx-Cloutier. Three teenagers study at the Maison Familiale Rurale, a high school in the Eastern Townships dedicated to teaching natural trades.
Runtime: 75 min.
Can. 2012. Drama by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette with Evelyne Brochu, Sabrina Ouazani, Sivan Levy. A young Quebec woman who works as an obstetrician in a Palestinian clinic befriends one of her patients as well as an Israeli soldier who lives in her building.
Runtime: 101 min.

St-Henri the 26th of August

V.O.: À St-Henri le 26 août
Can. 2010. Documentary by Shannon Walsh. A look at the working-class Montreal neighborhood of St-Henri and its inhabitants on the first day of school.
Runtime: 85 min.
Can. 2009. Documentary by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, Émile Proulx-Cloutier. Five elementary school students from different underprivileged areas of Montreal participate in the creation of a musical inspired by a Verdi opera.
Runtime: 75 min.
Can. 2007. Social drama by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette with Maxime Desjardins-Tremblay, Maxime Dumontier, Julianne Côté. In a poor neighborhood of Montreal, the daily life of an eleven-year-old boy whose heroin-addicted mother has left home.
Runtime: 90 min.

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