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Jean Beaudin

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B: February 6, 1939 in Montréal, Québec
D: May 18, 2019 in Montréal, Québec

Jean Beaudin turned to Québec history many times for his projects such as his 1977 feature J.A. Martin photographe, which won seven Canadian Film Awards, including Best Feature Film. It also was given the Ecumenical Jury Prize at Cannes and costar Monique Mercure was also given the Best Actress award. Other projects which dealt with Quebec history include Cordélia (1980) and the hugely popular television mini-series, Les Filles de Caleb (1990–91), which was licensed to play in 25 countries. Beaudin studied at the École des Beaux Arts in Montreal and studied photography in Zurich. His work was honoured with 19 Gemini Awards and five Genie Awards. He was given the National Order of Quebec in 2016, received the Governor General’s Award for the Performing Arts in 2017 and the Order of Montreal in 2019. Jean Beaudin was 80 when he died in Montréal.

Also see: Nouvelle-France – A Review.

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

Vertige (1967, documentary, short)

Stop (1971)
Le diable est parmi nous (1972)
Les indrogables (1972, short)
Trois fois passera (1973, short)
Par une belle nuit d’hiver (1974, short)
Cher Théo (1975)
J.A. Martin photographe (1977)
Jeux de la XXIème olympiade (1977, documentary)

Cordélia (1980)
Mario (1984)
Le matou (1985)
La bioéthique: une question de choix – L’homme à la traîne (1986, short)

Being at Home with Claude (1992)
Craque la vie! (TV-1994)
Souvenirs intimes (1999)

Le collectionneur (2002)
Nouvelle-France (2004)
Céline Dion: Ma Nouvelle-France (VR-2004, short)
Sans elle (2006)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Géométrie (1966)
Mathématiques (1967)
Mount-Royal (1987)
L’or et le papier (1990)
Emilie (1990)
Les filles de Caleb (1990–1991)
Shehaweh (1992)
Miséricorde (1994, mini-series)
The Hunger (1997)
Ces enfants d’ailleurs (1997, mini-series)
Big Wolf on Campus (2000)
Willie (2000, mini-series)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Cher Théo (1975)
J.A. Martin photographe (1977)
Cordélia (1980)
Mario (1984)
La bioéthique: une question de choix – L’homme à la traîne (1986, short)
Souvenirs intimes (1999)
Le collectionneur (2002)

TV Series:
Willie (2000, mini-series)

Credits as a Producer:
Mario (1984)
Le collectionneur (2002)

J.A.Martin photographe, Jean Beaudin, director, image,
This poster was scanned from a special Cannes Film Festival version in the Northernstars Collection.