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)