Classic NFB documentary short from a group of directors who would all go on to define Quebecois cinema in the sixties and seventies. A glimpse of the old Montreal Forum on a night in 1961 as a small but enthusiastic group of fans attend a wresting match. The English narration is a bit of a miss but the crisp black and white imagery speaks volumes on its own. Even a few of the techs here went on to directorial work.
for me Michel Brault was a complete unknown until today. My cinema teacher arrived at class and told us that we were goint to watch 2 short films from one of the greatest documentarist and filmmaker of history. I got confused for a while, as i've said before, he was a total stranger for me. He projected us 'La Lutte' and ' Genevieve'. God damn, this film opens with one of the most marvelous scenes ever, insane body