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The Decline of the American Empire

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A feature film about a group of men and women, veterans of Québec's quiet revolution of the 1960s, who are now disillusioned with love, sex and politics. With English subtitles.

1986, 101 min 25 s

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Genie Award for Best Direction (Deny Arcand)
Genie Awards
March 18 1987, Toronto - Canada

Genie Award for Best Film (René Malo and Roger Frappier)
Genie Awards
March 18 1987, Toronto - Canada

Genie Award for Best Achievement in Film Editing (Monique Fortier)
Genie Awards
March 18 1987, Toronto - Canada

Genie Award for Best Achievement in Sound Editing (Paul Dion, Diane Boucher, Andy Malcolm)
Genie Awards
March 18 1987, Toronto - Canada

Genie Award for Best Achievement in Overall Sound (Richard Besse, Jean-Pierre Joutel, Adrian Croll)
Genie Awards
March 18 1987, Toronto - Canada

Genie Award for Best Original Screenplay (Denys Arcand)
Genie Awards
March 18 1987, Toronto - Canada

Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Louise Portal)
Genie Awards
March 18 1987, Toronto - Canada

Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Gabriel Arcand)
Genie Awards
March 18 1987, Toronto - Canada

L.-E. Ouimet-Molson Award - Category: Best Feature Film Award given by the Association québécoise des critiques de cinéma and Molson's Brewery - with a cash prize of 5,000$
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
February 10 to 15 1987, Montréal - Canada

Silver Hugo - Category: Feature Film
International Film Festival
October 24 to November 13 1986, Chicago - USA

Public's Grand Prize
International Film Festival
September 26 to October 5 1986, Québec - Canada

Labatt Award for Most Popular Film
International Film Festival
September 4 to 13 1986, Toronto - Canada

Award of Excellence from the City of Toronto and CITY-TV - with a cash prize of 15,000$
International Film Festival
September 4 to 13 1986, Toronto - Canada

Public's Award
Festival Cinémateur
August 26 to 30 1986, Vichy - France

Italian Press Award
International Film Festival
July 17 to 26 1986, Taormina - Italy

Prize for Best Film
Journées internationales Georges Brassens
June 16 to 22 1986, Sète - France

International Critic's Prize awarded by the International Association of Film Critics
International Film Festival
May 8 to 19 1986, Cannes - France