Jerome's Secret


1h 40m 1994

Brief Synopsis

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.

Film Details

Also Known As
Secret de Jerome, Le
Release Date
1994
Production Company
National Film Board Of Canada; Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation; Societe Generale Des Industries Culturelles Du Quebec; TTlTfilm Canada
Location
Meteghan, Nova Scotia, Canada; Caraquet, New Brunswick, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

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.

Crew

Marjolaine Albert

Location Manager Assistant

Muriel Albert

Costume Assistant

Steve Albert

Driver

Marcel Aymar

Music

Jean Barbeau

Screenwriter

Francois Beland

Other

Luc J Beland

Production Designer

Nicole Bernier

Production Coordinator

Renee Blanchard

3rd Assistant Director

Chantal Bujold

Production Manager

Paulette Cable

Makeup Assistant

Paulette Cable

Hairdresser Assistant

Celine Caron

Costume Assistant

Eric Cayla

Director Of Photography

Stephanie Chagnon

Set Dresser

Jake Clarke

Grip

Michel Clement

Props

Jeanne Comeau

Driver

Phil Comeau

Screenwriter

Rosemonde Cormier

Historical And Site Consultant

Barry Cowling

Producer

Barry Cowling

Executive Producer

Bob Dalton

Generator Operator

Jacinthe Demers

Costume Designer

Lucille Demers

Chief Makeup

Ronald Fauteux

Set Decorator

Eddy Fisher

2nd Assistant Director (Preproduction)

Helene Galizee

Pre-Production Accountant

Helene Girard

Editor

Robert Godin

Swing Gang

Julie Graham

Costume Assistant

Ginette Guillard

1st Assistant Director

George Hannan

Boom Operator

Claude Hazanavicius

Sound Mixer

Sebastien Hebert

Driver

Nancy Juneau

Production Assistant

Anne-marie Langevin

Costume Assistant

Jacqueline Lanteigne

Other

Reynald Lavoie

Grip

Denise Leblanc

Props

Lorette Leblanc

Script Supervisor

Jacques Leroux

Production Assistant

Lynn Losier

Costume Assistant

Gilbert Lucu

Location Manager

Ouise Makovsky

Production Accountant

Nicolas Marion

1st Assistant Camera

Paul Mitcheltree

Grip

Eric Morais

Swing Gang

James Nicholson

Other

Alain-louis Pharand

Production Accountant

Dorice Pinet

Dresser

Norma Richard

Chief Hairdresser

Yves Rivard

Associate Producer

Boris Roy

1st Assistant Camera

Maite Sarthou

2nd Assistant Director (Production)

Eva Savoie

Production Accountant

Mireille Theriault

Hairdresser Assistant

Guy Thomas

Driver

Marie Andree Vinet

Producer

Francois Waarot

Gaffer

Lennard Wells

Key Grip

Film Details

Also Known As
Secret de Jerome, Le
Release Date
1994
Production Company
National Film Board Of Canada; Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation; Societe Generale Des Industries Culturelles Du Quebec; TTlTfilm Canada
Location
Meteghan, Nova Scotia, Canada; Caraquet, New Brunswick, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

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.)