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41 Ratings

The Rocket

Maurice Richard

Directed by Charles Binamé
Canada, 2005
Biography, Drama, Sport


A story about Quebec’s most famous hockey player, Maurice “The Rocket” Richard, focusing on the struggles of a French Canadian in the National Hockey League dominated by Anglophones.

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The Rocket Directed by Charles Binamé

Awards & Festivals

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2007 | Winner: Best Film - Canadian

Tokyo International Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Best Actor Award

Genie Awards

2007 | 9 wins including: Best Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design

2007 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture

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