Such a Simple Game

This short 1964 documentary depicts the national sport of French Canadians: hockey. Seen "from the inside" this seemingly simple game turns out to be not so simple. Hockey is dream of mythic proportions that mirrors the aspirations of an entire people. Its heroes are national figures. At the Montreal Forum, there is total symbiosis between the crowd and the Habs. In 1955, idol Maurice Richard is suspended for striking a referee. The people take to the streets in unison and the riots begin...

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Générique du film

participant
Henri Richard
Jean-Guy Talbot
Gilles Tremblay
Bernard Geoffrion
scénario
Marcel Dubé
texte
Marcel Dubé
images
Jean-Claude Labrecque
Guy Borremans
prise de son
Marcel Carrière
montage sonore
Sidney Pearson
enregistrement
Joseph Champagne
réalisation
Gilles Groulx
montage
Gilles Groulx
producteur
Jacques Bobet

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