How many rednecks live in Canada

Canada 2020 - Director: Nicolas Lévesque - Original language: French - Subtitles: English

A Canadian sawmill provides employment to prisoners in the final weeks of their sentences. THE FREE ONES follows these people who aim to free themselves from the problems of their past in order to have a future.

We present the International Premiere of the film.

No youth rating

English / Original Title: THE FREE ONES. Writer: Nicolas Lévesque. Camera: Jean-Philippe Archibald. Sound: Jean-Philippe Archibald / Nicolas Lévesque. Editing: Natacha Dufaux. Music: Ron Baines, James Thomas Bates, Yehezkel Raz, John Bax, B. Deshayes, Taktika, ANBR, Quebec Redneck Bluegrass Project, BAM Library, Artlist. Production: Canopée. Producer: Jean-Philippe Archibald. Length: 94 min.International Sales: SPIRA


Nicolas Lévesque

Nicolas Lévesque is a Canadian photographer and filmmaker. He studied photography, art and film at the University Cégep de Matane in Québec. He is also a co-founder of the KAHEM Photographers Association. Lévesque works as a director for the Télé-Québec Network.


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DOK.guest Canada

The Canada Focus is part of Canada's cultural program as Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2020/21 and is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Telefilm Canada and the Government of Canada. In addition to the film series, the Canada Focus includes a delegation of Canadian filmmakers at the Marketplace.


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