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Luce Guilbeault

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B: March 5, 1935 in Outremont, QuébecD: July 12, 1991 in Montréal, Québec

Luce Guilbeault began her career on stage at a very young age, but gained wide popularity in Québec after making her debut in the series Opération-mystère. She was offered her first major film role by Denys Arcand in 1971, playing a bewildered wife in La maudete galette. She would work with Arcand again playing the title riole in his 1973 film Réjeanne Padovani. For a few years Guilbeault starred in more than one film a year, and later in her career became a documentary writer-producer, while still continuing to accept the occasional role as an actor. The 1980 documentary, Some American Feminists was co-directed by Guilbeault, Nicole Brossard and Margaret Wescott. In 2000, the National Film Board produced a 45-minute documentary about Guilbeault titled Luce Guilbeault, explorActrice.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Parallèles et grand soleil (narrator, 1964)
Percé on the Rocks (voice, 1964)

Des souris et des hommes (TV-1971)
Françoise Durocher, Waitress (1972, short)
IXE-13 (1972)
La Maudite galette (1972)
Le Temps d’une chasse (1972)
Souris, tu m’inquiètes (1973)
La dernière neige (1973)
Tendresse ordinaire (1973)
Le grand sabordage (1973)
Réjeanne Padovani (1973)
O.K. … Laliberté (1973)
Par une belle nuit d’hiver (1974, short)
Les beaux dimanches (1974)
Mustang (1975)
Before the Time Comes (1975)
Bargain Basement (1976)
J.A. Martin photographe (1977)
Passages (1978, short)
Angela (1978)
Mourir à tue-tête (1979)

La Quarantaine (1982)
Qui a tiré sur nos histoires d’amour (1986)

La nuit du visiteur (1990, short)

TV Series – Cast:
Opération-mystère (1957-1959)
Des dames de coeur (1986-1989)
Un signe de feu (1989-1991)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Les Martin (1968)
Y’a pas de problème (1975)
Des dames de coeur (1986)
Un signe de feu (1989)

Credits as a Director:
Denyse Benoît, comédienne (1975)
D’abord ménagères (1978)
Some American Feminists (1980)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
D’abord ménagères (1978)

Réjeanne Padovani