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Jesus of Montreal

Jésus de Montréal

Directed by Denys Arcand
France, Canada, 1989
Drama, Comedy, Cult


A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors’ lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.

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Jesus of Montreal Directed by Denys Arcand

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1989 | 2 wins including: Jury Prize

Academy Awards

1990 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Toronto International Film Festival

1989 | Winner: International Critics' Award

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