Raison D'Être

Release Information
September 14, 1977
Montréal (La Cinémathèque Québécoise)
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)
Funding Sources
Act/Policy
Budget
Distributors
Office National du Film
Office National du Film

Production Details

Executive Producer
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Producer
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Robert Forget
Robert Forget
Robert Forget
Robert Forget
Robert Forget
Robert Forget
Robert Forget
Director
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Director of Photography
Anne Claire Poirier
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Andre-Luc Dupont
Writer
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Anne Claire Poirier
Jean-Yves Roy
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Editor
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Cast
le docteur Guy St-Arnaud
le docteur Flore Fournelle-Le Buis
Huberte Pineau
Huberte Pineau
Margaret Farley
le docteur Yvan Méthot
Pierrette Lambert
Huberte Pineau
Huberte Pineau
Yves Dion
Yves Dion
Jean-Yves Roy
Yves Dion
78 minutes, 1976

Tomorrow, death is inevitable. How can we possibly come to terms with that reality? Two adults with cancer have graciously allowed cameras to follow the final months of their lives. For Micheline, it is a positive experience: she sees death as an adventure she is embarking upon. But François only sees the negative side: how can he express his real needs to a society that treats death like a taboo? As a person is dying, more than ever they need the respect and rights given to those who still have their entire lives before them. In the end, what counts is for each person to live the present moment in their own personal truth, seeking their reason for living, without hiding from life...

Source: Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)

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