Une histoire inventée
Gaston, a trompeter on the downside, comes back from Cleveland. Florence, who loves him in vain, is ectatic about his return to Montréal, but Gaston is still indifferents to her charms. What’s worse, he falls for Soledad, Florence’s actress daughter, and tries to console her Soledad has just caught her lover, Tibo, being unfaithful to her. But progress is slow, so one evening Gaston’s friends handouff him to Soledad just before she goes on stage. The audience i delighted, but Florence is heartbroken, as is Tibo, who is playing opposite Soledad and still loves her. The climax is tragic…
Born in Montreal in 1947, he directs his first 8mm short film while still in high school. Gilles Carle noticed «La mort vue par …» and it was broadcasted on Radio Canada. Forcier shots his second short film in 1967, «Chroniques labradoriennes». His first feature film, «Le retour de l’immaculée conception» in 1971, expresses the worries of the young of Quebec. His first critical success was «Bar salon» (1972), where he works for the first time with his favourite thespian, Guy l’Ecuyer, and screenwriter Jacques Marcotte. «L’Eau chaude, l’Eau frette» was one of his biggest success.
André Forcier, Jacques Marcotte
Production : Robin Spry, Montréal Vente à l’étranger : Films Transit, Montréal Distribution : Diaphana, Paris