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The Coffin Affair

L'affaire Coffin

Directed by Jean-Claude Labrecque
Canada, 1980
Drama, Biography, Crime


In 1953, in the Gaspé forest, there are three bodies half eaten by bears. Fearing repercussions on tourism and investment, Prime minister Maurice Duplessis decided to make an example accusing Wilbert Coffin.

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The Coffin Affair Directed by Jean-Claude Labrecque

Awards & Festivals

Genie Awards

1981 | 4 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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