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Gerry – 2011 Movie


Gerry (2011)

;Gerry, production still; Production still and poster courtesy of Les films Christal

Gerry is a biographical film about the late Canadian rock singer Gerry Boulet (1946-1990) and his band Offenbach. Maurie Alioff writes, in part, in his July 2011 column Inside Québec: “For Quebeckers, especially Baby Boomers, the late Gerry Boulet (1946-1990) is a music legend. Those who still hanker for Quebec’s sovereignty embrace him as a symbol of nationalist passion that burns far less brightly than it did during the heyday of Boulet’s band, Offenbach. Like many pictures about music icons, Alain DesRocher’s Gerry opens at a turning point moment in Boulet’s life, flashes back, in this case to childhood, and then propels forward, hitting all the obligatory scenes one would expect from the ode to rock star genre.”

Gerry premiered in Boulet`s home town of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu on May 30, 2011.

131 minutes – Drama – Biography
Release date: June 15, 2011
Canadian Distributor: Les Films Christal
Official website

;Gerry, movie poster;

Mario Saint-Amand
Capucine Delaby
Marc-François Blondin
Éric Bruneau
Louis-David Morasse
Eugene Brotto
Mathieu Lepage
Madeleine Peloquin
Roberto Mei
Jonas Tomalty
Stéphane Archambault
Nathalie Cavezzali
Hugo Dubé
Luc Proulx

Christian Larouche
Alain Desrochers
Nathalie Petrowski
Yves Bélanger CSC
Eric Drouin
F.M. Lesieur

Gerry Boulet
Françoise Faraldo
Johnny Gravel
Pierre Harel
Denis Boulet
Breen Leboeuf
Willie Lamothe
Denise Boulet
John McGale
Alain Simard
Doctor Jolivet