Cast & Crew
Based on the true-life story from the 1850's of a mute, legless castaway and his effect on the people of a small Acadian village on whose shore he washes up.
Luc J Beland
Marie Andree Vinet
Nominated for two 1994 Canadian Genie Awards, including best art direction (Luc J Beland) and best costume design (Jacinthe Demers).
Winner of the Best Actress, Best New Director and Best Picture Awards at the 1994 Festival International du Film Francophone.
Winner of the People's Choice Award at the 1994 Atlantic Film Festival.
Released in United States 1994
Released in United States January 1997
Shown at Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, Nova Scotia September 23 - October 2, 1994.
Shown at Festival International du Film Francophone (in competition) in Nacmur, Belgium September 30 - October 8, 1994.
Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 9-26, 1997.
Completed shooting September 17, 1993.
Began shooting August 23, 1993.
The first fictional feature by and about Acadians--the French speaking people from the Maritime Provinces of eastern Canada.
Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, Nova Scotia September 23 - October 2, 1994.)
Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Festival International du Film Francophone (in competition) in Nacmur, Belgium September 30 - October 8, 1994.)
Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 9-26, 1997.)