Les Bons Débarras (1981)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Family Drama  |   Run Time - 114 min.  |   Countries - Canada  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Before his death in 1993, director Francis Mankiewicz was Canadian television's premiere filmmaker. One of his rare theatrical films, Les Bons Debarras, was also among his best (despite its overlength); certainly the judges of Canada's Genie Awards thought so when honoring the film with their "Best Picture" award for 1981. Set amongst a middle-class Quebec family, the film concerns itself with a love triangle, consisting of Charlotte Laurier, Germaine Houde and Marie Tifo.

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coming-of-age, daughter, mother, parent/child-relationship