Jesus of Montreal


2h 1989

Brief Synopsis

A young actor returns to Montreal and achieves notoriety when he stars in a modernized version of the Passion play. However, problems arise as he attempts to deal with the press and the world of public relations.

Film Details

Also Known As
Jesus de Montreal
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; National Film Board Of Canada; Premier Choix Tvec Inc; Societe Generale Des Industries Culturelles Du Quebec; Super Ecran; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
Orion Classics; Concorde Filmverleih Gmbh; Curzon Artificial Eye; Golem Distribution; Meteor Film Productions; New Vision Films; Orion Classics; Orion Home Video; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige Ab (Sweden); Ugc; Ugc International
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A young actor returns to Montreal and achieves notoriety when he stars in a modernized version of the Passion play. However, problems arise as he attempts to deal with the press and the world of public relations.

Film Details

Also Known As
Jesus de Montreal
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; National Film Board Of Canada; Premier Choix Tvec Inc; Societe Generale Des Industries Culturelles Du Quebec; Super Ecran; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
Orion Classics; Concorde Filmverleih Gmbh; Curzon Artificial Eye; Golem Distribution; Meteor Film Productions; New Vision Films; Orion Classics; Orion Home Video; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige Ab (Sweden); Ugc; Ugc International
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Award Nominations

Best Foreign Language Film

1989

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

The Country of Canada

Released in United States 1989

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States August 1989

Released in United States February 7, 1990

Released in United States January 12, 1990

Released in United States July 20, 1990

Released in United States June 1, 1990

Released in United States June 1990

Released in United States June 9, 1990

Released in United States May 13, 1990

Released in United States November 1989

Released in United States November 1994

Released in United States October 1989

Released in United States on Video April 25, 1991

Released in United States September 13, 1989

Released in United States September 30, 1989

Released in United States Summer May 25, 1990

Re-released in United States on Video December 22, 1993

Shown at Edinburgh Festival August 12-27, 1989.

Shown at Hawaii International Film Festival November 4-17, 1994.

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City October 4-13, 1989.

Shown at London Film Festival November 10-26, 1989.

Shown at Miami Film Festival February 7, 1990.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Panorama Canada) August 24 - September 4, 1989.

Shown at Museum of Modern Art in New York City October 13 - December 24, 1989.

Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 19-25, 1989.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 12, 1990.

Shown at Puerto Rico Film Festival November 3-12, 1989.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival May 13, 1990.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Flashback) May 13 - June 6, 1999.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival June 9, 1990.

Shown at Sydney Film Festival June 8-22, 1990.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Perspective Canada) September 13, 1989.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 30, 1989.

Began shooting July 1988.

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at Museum of Modern Art in New York City October 13 - December 24, 1989.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown in New York City (MOMA) as part of program "Denys Arcand" November 18 - December 2, 1994.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Flashback) May 13 - June 6, 1999.)

Released in United States January 12, 1990 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 12, 1990.)

Released in United States February 7, 1990 (Shown at Miami Film Festival February 7, 1990.)

Released in United States on Video April 25, 1991

Released in United States May 13, 1990 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival May 13, 1990.)

Released in United States Summer May 25, 1990

Released in United States June 1990 (Shown at Sydney Film Festival June 8-22, 1990.)

Released in United States June 1, 1990 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States June 9, 1990 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival June 9, 1990.)

Released in United States July 20, 1990 (Chicago and Washington DC)

Released in United States August 1989 (Shown at Edinburgh Festival August 12-27, 1989.)

Released in United States August 1989 (Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 19-25, 1989.)

Completed shooting September 25, 1988.

Released in United States November 1994 (Shown at Hawaii International Film Festival November 4-17, 1994.)

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Panorama Canada) August 24 - September 4, 1989.)

Released in United States September 13, 1989 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Perspective Canada) September 13, 1989.)

Released in United States November 1989 (Shown at London Film Festival November 10-26, 1989.)

Released in United States September 30, 1989 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 30, 1989.)

Released in United States October 1989 (Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City October 4-13, 1989.)

Released in United States November 1989 (Shown at Puerto Rico Film Festival November 3-12, 1989.)

Re-released in United States on Video December 22, 1993