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Jean-Claude Lord

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B: June 6, 1943 in Montréal, Québec
D: January 15, 2022 in Montréal, Québec

Director-screenwriter and occasionally editor, Jean-Claude Lord began his career when he was 23 with the feature Délivrez-nous du mal (Deliver Us from Evil). Among his very successful films are Bingo (1974), Pa!lez-nous d’amour (1976} and Panique (1977). In 1981, he made his first English-language feature, Visiting Hours, which reached 10th place at the U.S. box office in its first week. La Grenouille et lo baleine (1988) won several awards at major international film festivals. Best known for the series Lance et Compte, set in the seedy side of professional hockey, Jean-Claude Lord was 78 when he died in mid-January after suffering a massive stroke on December 30, 2021.

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

Délivrez-nous du mal (1969)

Les Colombes (1972)
Bingo (1973)
Parlez-nous d’amour (1976)
Panique (1977)
Eclair au chocolat (1978)

Visiting Hours (1982)
Covergirl (1984)
Toby McTeague (1985)
The Vindicator – aka Frankenstein ’88 – (1986)
La Grenouille et la baleine – aka The Frog and the Whale (1987)
Mindfield (1989)
Eddie and the Cruisers 2: Eddie Lives (1989)
Landslide (1992)

Station Nord (2002)
Lance et compte: La reconquete (TV-2004)
Secrets of the Summer House (TV-2008)
Out of Control (TV-2009)
Ring of Deceit (TV-2009)

Second Chances (TV-2010)
Les Criminelles (2013, documentary)
Lise Payette: un peu plus haut, un peu plus loin (TV-2015, documentary)
Amour Cougar: au-delà du mythe (2018, documentary)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Lance et Compte (He Shoots, He Scores, 1986)
Sirens (1993)
Jasmine (1996)
Lobby (1997)
Diva (1997)
Maurice Richard: Histoire d’un Canadien (1999)
Quadra (2000)
Lance et compte – La nouvelle génération (2001)
L’Or (2001)
Blue Murder (2001)
Galidor: Defenders of the Outer Dimension (2002)
Lance et compte: La reconquête (2004)
Lance et compte: La revanche (2006)
Lance et compte: Le grand duel (2008)

Les Jeunes Loups (2014)
30 vies (2015)
District 31 (2016)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Parlez-nous d’amour (1976)
Panique (1977)
Eclair au chocolat (1978)

La Grenouille et la baleine – aka The Frog and the Whale (1987)

Les Criminelles (2013, documentary)
Lise Payette: un peu plus haut, un peu plus loin (TV-2015, documentary)

TV Series:
Jasmine (1996)

Visiting Hours, movie, poster,