Vent Des Années 60, Le


1960. While the political elite begins the Quiet Revolution, the new generation claims more freedom, the right to pleasure and the care-free life. The beach and the dance hall, slow dancing and rock, jeans and the mini-skirt become the symbols of a deep cultural revolution. This film evokes the musical madness that swept over the youth of the 60s and is particularly interested in its witnesses and privileged stakeholders: the 400 or so groups of musicians who criss-crossed the various regions of Quebec at the time. Misunderstood by the critics and history, these “quétaine” groups nonetheless helped bring Quebec out of the “darkness” open it to the world and strengthen a burgeoning record industry.

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

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