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Action: The October Crisis of 1970

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A long and thoughtful look at those desperate days of October 1970, when Montréal awaited the outcome of FLQ terrorist acts. This film puts the October Crisis in the long perspective of history. Compiled from news and other films, it shows independence movements past and present, and their leaders; it reflects the mingled relief, dismay, defiance, when the Canadian army came to Montréal; and it shows how political leaders viewed the intervention.

1973, 87 min 09 s

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Silver Plaque - Category: Feature Film Documentary
International Film Festival
November 7 to 20 1975, Chicago - USA

Etrog for Best Direction to Robin Spry
Genie Awards
October 7 to 12 1975, Niagara-on-the-Lake - Canada

Grand Prize for best documentary - given by the Youth Jury
Visions du Réel / Festival international du cinéma documentaire
October 20 1075 to October 26 1975, Nyon - Switzerland