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Rita Lafontaine

Rita Lafontaine

Canadian actress
June 8, 1939 (April 4, 2016)

Life Begins

V.O.: Une Vie qui commence
Can. 2010. Psychological drama from Michel Monty with Charles-Antoine Perreault, Julie Le Breton, François Papineau. Following the death of his doctor father by overdose, his son, who worshipped him, takes a box of pills that belonged to him without his mother
Runtime: 103 min.

Noémie - The Secret

V.O.: Noémie - Le Secret
Can. 2008. Dramatic comedy from Frédérik D'Amours with Camille Felton, Rita Lafontaine, Nicolas Laliberté. A little girl with a vivid imagination sets out to find a treasure, which was hidden in her babysitter's apartment by her late husband.
Runtime: 105 min.

Seducing Doctor Lewis

V.O.: La Grande Séduction
Can. 2003. Dramatic comedy from Jean-François Pouliot with Raymond Bouchard, David Boutin, Pierre Collin. The inhabitants of an isolated village organize a giant scam to convince a doctor to settle in their village.
Runtime: 110 minute

My Friend Max

V.O.: Mon amie Max
Can. 1993. Psychological drama from Michel Brault with Geneviève Bujold, Marthe Keller, Johanne McKay. A pianist strives to find the son she was forced to abandon at birth twenty-five years ago.
Runtime: 107 min.
Can. 1993. Dramatic comedy from Jean-Philippe Duval with Pascale Montpetit, Dominic Darceuil, Rita Lafontaine. A young outsider in her thirties is confronted by a teenager who sees the exotic spirit of the 1970s in her.

Phantom Life

V.O.: La Vie fantôme
Can. 1992. Mores drama from Jacques Leduc with Ron Lea, Pascale Bussières, Johanne-Marie Tremblay. A married man has an extramarital relationship with a young bookseller.
Runtime: 98 min.
Can. 1991. Psychological drama from Robert Ménard with Rita Lafontaine, Claude Gauthier, Michel Dumont. A fifty-year-old cleaning lady who leads a dull existence with a sick husband is troubled by the meeting of a stranger who appears to be the perfect man.
Runtime: 88 min.
Can. 1989. Psychological drama from Laurette Deschamps with Marie-Hélène Montpetit, Rita Lafontaine, Michel Daigle.
Runtime: 78 min.

The Revolving Doors

V.O.: Les Portes tournantes
Can. 1988. Drama from Francis Mankiewicz with Monique Spaziani, Gabriel Arcand, François Méthé. A young boy relives the story of his grandmother, a former silent film pianist, from documents addressed to his father.
Runtime: 100 min.

The Late Blossom

V.O.: Le Soleil se lève en retard
Can. 1977. Sentimental comedy from André Brassard with Rita Lafontaine, Yvon Deschamps, Denise Filiatrault. A young woman meets a shy bachelor through a dating agency.
Runtime: 113 min.

Ti-Mine, Bernie and the Gang

V.O.: Ti-Mine, Bernie pis la gang
Can. 1977. Mores comedy from Marcel Carrière with Marcel Sabourin, Jean Lapointe, Rita Lafontaine. A man who took in his brother after he left a religious sect decides to realize their family's long-held dream of moving to Florida with him.
Runtime: 124 min.

Once upon a time in the East

V.O.: Il était une fois dans l'Est
Can. 1973. Mores drama from André Brassard with Denise Filiatrault, Frédérique Collin, Michèle Rossignol. While a gay party is being prepared in a cabaret, a homemaker invites her friends to glue stamps.
Runtime: 101 min.
Can. 1973. Sentimental drama from Claude Jutra with Geneviève Bujold, Richard Jordan, Philippe Léotard. Unhappy with her husband, the Lord of Kamouraska, a young woman urges an American doctor to kill him.
Runtime: 123 min.

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