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Jean-Claude Lauzon


B: September 29, 1953 in Montréal, Québec

D: August 10, 1997 in Kuujjuaq, Québec

Jean-Claude Lauzon died when a small plane he was piloting crashed when he was returning from a remote fishing trip in the Québec north with his girlfriend, actor Marie-Soleil Tougas. According to police reports, the director’s Cessna crashed in the midst of a wind and rain squall about 160 kms southwest of the Inuit village of Kuujjuaq. Lauzon was a licensed pilot with hundreds of hours of flying experience. His Cessna went down and burst into flames, according to witnesses in another plane.

Also see: Inside Québec – January 2008.

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Un zoo la nuit (aka Night Zoo, 1987)

Léolo (1992)

;Léolo, 1992 movie poster;