Montreal: Cooperation Productions, 1964. Collection of 5 vintage studio still photographs from the 1964 film. Film titles, small numerical annotations in holograph ink and pencil, and photographer rubber-stamps on the versos, with credits for STUDIO DE PHOTOGRAPHIE and Claude Charron. Two mimeo snipes are present but detached.
Lucien (Hamelin) is a middle-class teenager actively involved in campus politics, inciting protests and fighting to change the moral face of his college. He changes the life of an incompetent teacher, is expelled from school, and accidentally causes the death of a gay man. Religious themes, human sexuality, and an early entry in Canadian feature film industry, just as the country's federal government took measures to expand cinema audiences. Director Patry's first feature film, his earlier ventures, part of the cinema vérité movement, include "Eye Witness No. 99" (1958), "The Little Sisters" (1959), "Le chanoine Lionel Groulx, historien" (1960), "Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine" (1962), and "Françoise" (1964). Photographer Charron also worked on Patry's "Rope Around the Neck" (1965), and Lord's "Délivrez-nous du mal" (1966).
Set in Montreal.
8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus overall.
Complete collation details available on request.