Directors Even More Directors Series - Volume Two - Denys Arcand

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  1. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    Another superb director, who seemingly wastes little time on flash (I've only seen three of his films, but two of these would make my Top 100 list).


    Invasions barbares, Les (2003)
    ... aka The Barbarian Invasions (International: English title) (USA)
    ... aka Invasion of the Barbarians (International: English title)
    Stardom (2000)
    ... aka 15 Moments (Canada: English title)
    ... aka Stardom (France)
    ... aka Stardom - Le culte de la célébrité (Canada: French title)
    Joyeux Calvaire (1996)
    ... aka Poverty and Other Delights
    Love & Human Remains (1993)
    ... aka Amour et restes humains (Canada: French title)
    Montréal vu par... (1991) (segment "Vue d'ailleurs")
    ... aka Montreal Sextet
    ... aka Six variations sur un thème (Canada: French title: subtitle)
    Jésus de Montréal (1989)
    ... aka Jesus of Montreal
    Déclin de l'empire américain, Le (1986)
    ... aka The Decline of the American Empire (USA)
    "Murder in the Family" (1985) (mini) TV Series
    Crime d'Ovide Plouffe, Le (1984)
    ... aka Murder in the Family
    ... aka The Crime of Ovide Plouffe
    Confort et l'indifférence, Le (1982)
    ... aka Comfort and Indifference
    ... aka Québec et après
    On est au coton (1976)
    ... aka Cotton Mill, Treadmill (Canada: English title)
    Gina (1975)
    ... aka Stone Cold Revenge (USA: bootleg title)
    Réjeanne Padovani (1973)
    Québec: Duplessis et après... (1972)
    ... aka Québec: Duplessis and After... (Canada: English title)
    Maudite galette, La (1972)
    ... aka Dirty Money
    Parcs atlantiques (1967)
    ... aka Atlantic Parks (Canada: English title)
    Volleyball (1966)
    Montréalistes, Les (1965)
    ... aka Ville-Marie (Canada: English title)
    Route de l'Ouest, La (1965)
    Champlain (1964)
    Samuel de Champlain: Québec 1603 (1964)
    Seul ou avec d'autres (1962)



    Rank 'em, rate 'em, or just say you've never heard of him.
     
  2. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    Invasions barbares, Les (2003)
    ... aka The Barbarian Invasions (International: English title) (USA)
    ... aka Invasion of the Barbarians (International: English title)

    Stardom (2000)
    ... aka 15 Moments (Canada: English title)
    ... aka Stardom (France)
    ... aka Stardom - Le culte de la célébrité (Canada: French title)
    Joyeux Calvaire (1996)
    ... aka Poverty and Other Delights
    Love & Human Remains (1993)
    ... aka Amour et restes humains (Canada: French title)
    Montréal vu par... (1991) (segment "Vue d'ailleurs")
    ... aka Montreal Sextet
    ... aka Six variations sur un thème (Canada: French title: subtitle)
    Jésus de Montréal (1989)
    ... aka Jesus of Montreal
    Déclin de l'empire américain, Le (1986)
    ... aka The Decline of the American Empire (USA)

    "Murder in the Family" (1985) (mini) TV Series
    Crime d'Ovide Plouffe, Le (1984)
    ... aka Murder in the Family
    ... aka The Crime of Ovide Plouffe
    Confort et l'indifférence, Le (1982)
    ... aka Comfort and Indifference
    ... aka Québec et après
    On est au coton (1976)
    ... aka Cotton Mill, Treadmill (Canada: English title)
    Gina (1975)
    ... aka Stone Cold Revenge (USA: bootleg title)
    Réjeanne Padovani (1973)
    Québec: Duplessis et après... (1972)
    ... aka Québec: Duplessis and After... (Canada: English title)
    Maudite galette, La (1972)
    ... aka Dirty Money
    Parcs atlantiques (1967)
    ... aka Atlantic Parks (Canada: English title)
    Volleyball (1966)
    Montréalistes, Les (1965)
    ... aka Ville-Marie (Canada: English title)
    Route de l'Ouest, La (1965)
    Champlain (1964)
    Samuel de Champlain: Québec 1603 (1964)
    Seul ou avec d'autres (1962)


    Bolded films I've seen.


    The Barbarian Invasions [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Jesus of Montreal [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Decline of the American Empire [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Bill McA

    Bill McA Producer

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    Rated from [​IMG] to [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Titles in RED
    are theatrical screenings

    Denys Arcand
    Jun 25, 1941 -

    Days of Darkness (2007) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Barbarian Invasions (2003) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    Stardom (2000) [​IMG]
    Poverty and Other Delights (1996)
    Love & Human Remains (1993) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Montréal vu par... (1991) (segment "Vue d'ailleurs") [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Jésus de Montréal (1989) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Decline of the American Empire (1986) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Murder in the Family (1984)
    Comfort and Indifference (1982)
    Cotton Mill, Treadmill (1976)
    Gina (1975) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Réjeanne Padovani (1973) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Québec: Duplessis and After... (1972)
    Dirty Money (1972)
    Atlantic Parks (1967)
    Volleyball (1966)
    Ville-Marie (1965)
    La Route de l'Ouest (1965)
    Champlain (1964)
    Samuel de Champlain: Québec 1603 (1964)
    Seul ou avec d'autres (1962)

    Seen 9
    Own 1

    Denys Arcand is the 14th director in this series that I've seen/met in person.
     
  4. Brook K

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    1. The Barbarian Invasions - A (was my #2 or 3 film for 2003)
    2. The Decline of the American Empire - B+
    3. Jesus of Montreal - B


    Own: 0
     
  5. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    Sadly, none of the various DVD releases seem to present JOM in its OAR. [​IMG]

    Still, the film is great enough to at least warrant a rental...
     
  6. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    Never heard of, never seen.
     
  7. Elizabeth S

    Elizabeth S Producer

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    The Barbarian Invasions
    Love & Human Remains (1993)
    The Decline of the American Empire (USA)
    Stardom (2000)

    Seen the above, in order of ranking.
     
  8. Jim_K

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    Ratings out of [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    DENYS ARCAND (1941 - )


    Days of Darkness (2007)
    The Barbarian Invasions (2003) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Stardom (2000)
    Poverty and Other Delights (1996)
    Love & Human Remains (1993)
    Montréal vu par... (1991) (segment "Vue d'ailleurs")
    Jésus de Montréal (1989)
    The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
    Murder in the Family (1984)
    Comfort and Indifference (1982)
    Cotton Mill, Treadmill (1976)
    Gina (1975)
    Réjeanne Padovani (1973)
    Québec: Duplessis and After... (1972)
    Dirty Money (1972)
    Atlantic Parks (1967)
    Volleyball (1966)
    Ville-Marie (1965)
    La Route de l'Ouest (1965)
    Champlain (1964)
    Samuel de Champlain: Québec 1603 (1964)
    Seul ou avec d'autres (1962)
     
  9. Mario Gauci

    Mario Gauci Cinematographer

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    In order of merit:


    1.Les Invasions Barbares (2003) ***1/2
    2.Jésus de Montréal (1989) ***1/2
     
  10. Bill McA

    Bill McA Producer

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    Days of Darkness (2007) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Seen 9
    Own 1
     
  11. Brook K

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    The Decline of the American Empire - B+
    Jesus of Montreal - B
     

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