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:
Vertige (1967, documentary, short)
Being at Home with Claude (1992)
Le collectionneur (2002)
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