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Gilles Renaud

Gilles Renaud

Canadian actor
September 25, 1944 (79 years old)
Can. 2022. Drama by Denise Bouchard with Laurie Gagné, Louise Turcot, Thomas Lapointe. A homeless woman, who needs to reconnect with the son who was taken from her 20 years earlier, takes refuge in the basement of an elderly couple's home.
Runtime: 90 min.
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The Guide to the Perfect Family

V.O.: Le Guide de la famille parfaite
Can. 2020. Dramatic comedy by Ricardo Trogi with Louis Morissette, Émilie Bierre, Catherine Chabot. An insurance representative, out of touch with the new social trends, realizes that his family is going through an existential crisis.
Runtime: 101 min.
Can. 2020. Thriller by Alberic Aurteneche with Emmanuel Schwartz, Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse, Gilles Renaud. A 30-year-old Montrealer is plagued by frequent nightmares as he tries to shed light on the hunting accident that killed his father.
Runtime: 101 min.
Can. 2018. Essay film by Mireille Dansereau with Bénédicte Décary, Gilles Renaud, Nathalie Coupal. The filmmaker questions the status of women after discovering pornographic films that belonged to her late father.
Runtime: 48 min.

Hochelaga, Land of Souls

V.O.: Hochelaga, Terre des âmes
Can. 2017. History by François Girard with Samian, Vincent Pérez, Wahiakeron Gilbert. An Indigenous doctoral student in archaeology reveals the major discoveries he made following a land collapse in a Montreal university stadium.
Runtime: 100 min.

Bad Seeds

V.O.: Les Mauvaises Herbes
Can. 2016. Dramatic comedy by Louis Bélanger with Alexis Martin, Gilles Renaud, Emmanuelle Lussier-Martinez. Forced to flee Montreal, a mediocre actor and compulsive gambler is taken in by an old Abitibi farmer, who forces him into his illegal marijuana growing business.
Runtime: 108 min.
Can. 2013. Drama by Sébastien Pilote with Gabriel Arcand, Gilles Renaud, Lucie Laurier. A lamb farmer decides to dismantle his farm and sell the family home in order to financially help his eldest daughter who is getting a divorce.
Runtime: 111 min.

All That You Possess

V.O.: Tout ce que tu possèdes
Can. 2012. Psychological drama by Bernard Émond with Patrick Drolet, Willia Ferland-Tanguay, Gilles Renaud. As he prepares to turn down his dying father's ill-gotten fortune, a lonely teacher sees his teenage daughter, whom he had refused to raise, appear in his life.
Runtime: 92 min.
Can. 2012. Thriller by Manon Briand with Stéphanie Lapointe, Charles-Alexandre Dubé, Louis Morissette. A checkroom attendant at a bar and an aspiring journalist get caught up in a dark case of inheritance and electronic waste.
Runtime: 113 min.

The Hair of the Beast

V.O.: Le Poil de la bête
Can. 2010. Adventures by Philippe Gagnon with Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge, Viviane Audet, Antoine Bertrand. In New France, a wanderer who has assumed the identity of a Jesuit becomes the protector of peasants terrorized by a werewolf and then of the King
Runtime: 92 min.
Can. 2010. Dramatic comedy by Louis Bélanger with François Papineau, Alexis Martin, Sophie Bourgeois. Distraught over the accidental death of his son, a Montreal teacher is led by a scheming friend into commiting a series of robberies on the Lower River Road.
Runtime: 113 min.
Can. 2010. Psychological drama by Catherine Martin with Guylaine Tremblay, François Papineau, Denis Bernard. Shattered by the murder of her only daughter, a woman leaves Montreal and moves to her family's country home, where she gives up all desire to live.
Runtime: 87 min.
Can. 2010. Dramatic comedy by Alain DesRochers with Rémy Girard, Pierre-François Legendre, Marie-Ève Milot. In order to avoid bankruptcy, a variety comedian reopens his summer theatre by reforming his old troupe, joined by his neglected son.
Runtime: 100 min.
Can. 2008. Drama by Simon Lavoie with Émile Proulx-Cloutier, Raymond Cloutier, Danielle Proulx. In 1944, a journalist tries to shed light on the circumstances surrounding the death of a runaway conscript who was shot by federal police officers.
Runtime: 110 min.
Can. 2008. Comedy by Érik Canuel with Patrick Huard, Julie Le Breton, Sylvie Boucher. A scoundrel who has murdered his mother calls on his sister, an actress, to help him recover the body abandoned in the countryside.
Runtime: 117 min.
Can. 2006. Police comedy by Érik Canuel with Patrick Huard, Colm Feore, Lucie Laurier. A Montreal police officer is forced to team up with his Toronto counterpart in a murder investigation.
Runtime: 120 min.

The Secret Life of Happy People

V.O.: La Vie secrète des gens heureux
Can. 2006. Dramatic comedy by Stéphane Lapointe with Marc Paquet, Gilbert Sicotte, Catherine De Léan. While his parents are going through a marital crisis, a shy student falls in love with a young, vivacious and elusive waitress.
Runtime: 101 min.
Can. 2006. Dramatic comedy by Patrice Sauvé with Patrice Robitaille, François Létourneau, Anik Lemay. An escort agency is the scene of various incidents involving depressed and untruthful people.
Runtime: 102 min.
Can. 2006. Dramatic comedy by Louis Bélanger with Gilles Renaud, Patrick Drolet, Anne-Marie Cadieux. Holed up in a cheap motel, two small-time thugs who disobeyed orders by refusing to burn down a restaurant cause a series of deadly incidents.
Runtime: 84 min.

Romeo and Juliet

V.O.: Roméo et Juliette
Can. 2006. Sentimental drama by Yves Desgagnés with Thomas Lalonde, Charlotte Aubin, Jeanne Moreau. In modern-day Quebec, the love story of a judge's daughter and a gangster's son comes to a tragic end.
Runtime: 151 min.

The Outlander

V.O.: Le Survenant
Can. 2005. Mores drama by Érik Canuel with Jean-Nicolas Verreault, Anick Lemay, Gilles Renaud. In 1910, a free-spirited stranger disrupts the tranquility of a small rural community living in autarky.
Runtime: 133 min.

Tideline

V.O.: Littoral
Can. 2004. Psychological drama by Wajdi Mouawad with Steve Laplante, Gilles Renaud, Miro. Despite his family
Runtime: 96 min.
Can. 2003. Dramatic comedy by Louis Bélanger with Serge Thériault, Gilles Renaud, Sébastien Delorme. In 1989, follows the professional and family tribulations of a widower who manages a gas station where his three sons work in a poor neighborhood.
Runtime: 115 min.
Can. 1990. Psychological drama by Jean Salvy with Louise Marleau, Gilles Renaud, Pascale Bussières. Unable to console herself with the death of her teenage son, a woman jeopardizes her second marriage.

A Woman in Transit

V.O.: La Femme de l'hôtel
Can. 1984. Psychological drama by Léa Pool with Paule Baillargeon, Louise Marleau, Marthe Turgeon. In a Montreal hotel, a filmmaker befriends a client in whom she believes she sees the heroine of her film.
Runtime: 89 min.

The Dame in Color

V.O.: La Dame en couleurs
Can. 1984. Psychological drama by Claude Jutra with Charlotte Laurier, Gilles Renaud, Paule Baillargeon. Orphans raised in a psychiatric hospital create a world of their own in the basement of the institution.
Runtime: 115 min.
Can. 1981. Dramatic comedy by Robert Ménard with Jean Yanne, Gilles Renaud, Michel Forget.
Runtime: 84 min.

The Handyman

V.O.: L'Homme à tout faire
Runtime: 99 min.

Once upon a time in the East

V.O.: Il était une fois dans l'Est
Can. 1973. Mores drama by André Brassard with Denise Filiatrault, Frédérique Collin, Michelle Rossignol. While a gay party is being prepared in a cabaret, a homemaker invites her friends to glue stamps.
Runtime: 101 min.

The Conquest

V.O.: La Conquête
Can. 1973. Sentimental drama by Jacques Gagné with Michelle Rossignol, Gilles Renaud, Jocelyn Bérubé. The sentimental adventure of a sociologist and a teacher from Montreal brought together by chance in Quebec City.
Runtime: 96 min.

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