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105 Ratings

The Snowshoers

Les raquetteurs

Canada, 1958
Short, Documentary


This short documentary records the celebration and ritual surrounding a snowshoe competition in Sherbrooke in the late 1950s. The film marked the beginning of a new approach to reality in documentary and prefigures the trademark style of the NFB’s newly formed French Unit.

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The Snowshoers Directed by Michel Brault, Gilles Groulx

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