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Undertaker for life!

Croque-mort. Cest beau la vie !
Georges Hannan
2022 | 52 min
Documentary
French with English sub-titles

Awards and Festivals

  • Official selection 2022Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie (FICFA)


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LONG SYNOPSIS

Trailer


Images


Coffin manufacturing company, Victoriaville & co., Victoriaville. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Chartersville Funeral Home, Dieppe. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Coffin manufacturing company, Victoriaville & co., Victoriaville. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Guy Belliveau, Frenette Funeral Centre, Moncton. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Cédric Gautreau, Serge Dupuis, Saint-Thomas Cemetery, Memramcook. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Cora Coughlan, Chartersville Funeral Home, Dieppe. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Cédric Gautreau, Notre-Dame-de-l’Annonciation cemetery, Pré-d’en-Haut. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Cédric Gautreau, Notre-Dame-de-l’Annonciation cemetery, Pré-d’en-Haut. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Souad H’Mida, Moncton Musulman Association. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Frenette Funeral Centre, Moncton. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Costumed character at the Caraquet Acadian Festival. Photo credit: Image from the film - Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada, 2022.

Team


Georges Hannan
Director


Photo
Photo : Bernard Fougères




Christine Aubé
Producer


Photo
Photo : NFB



Credits

With the participation of
Normand Arsenault
Guy Belliveau
Normand Joseph Cormier
Cora Coughlan
Brad Deware
Maxime Doiron
Léonce Dupuis
Serge Dupuis
Cédric Gautreau
Claude Gautreau
Souad H’Mida
Joan Milliea
Jason Morton
Michel Thibodeau
Francis Weil
Jared Woodworth

Director and Researcher
Georges Hannan

Scriptwriter
Georges Hannan

With the collaboration of
Mélanie Léger

Editor
Julien Cadieux

Principal Camera
Bernard Fougères

Additional Camera
Georges Hannan

Location Sound Recorder
Georges Hannan

Production Manager
Michelle Paulin

Sound Editor and Mixer
Dennis Morton

Online Director
Yannick Carrier

Graphic Designer
Mélanie Bouchard

Subtitles
SETTE

Foley
Sam Mongeau

Foley Recording Studio
Jo Caron Audio

Foley Recording
Fred Maloney

Music Rights Clearance
laNégo

Original Music
Dennis Morton
© 2022 National Film Board of Canada (SOCAN)

Musicians
Dennis Morton
Sébastien Michaud

Additional Music
« Aline » by Christophe
(Daniel Georges Jacques Bevilacqua)
© Universal MCA Music Publishing
℗ 1965, Disc’AZ

« C’est beau la vie » by Jean Ferrat
(Edith Delécluse, Michelle Senlis, Jean Tenenbaum)
© Gérard Meys Prod.
℗ 1963, Temey

« J’irai la voir un jour »
(Pierre Janin)

« Requiem in d minor KV. 626, Lacrimosa »
(Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

« Vater Unser im Himmelreich »
(Georg Böhm)

Soloist
Cédric Gautreau

Organist
Claude Gautreau

Special thanks to
Simon Arpin, Guy Bourgeois, Roland Cyr, Nathalie Doiron, Yves Doiron, Patrick Elhatton, Matthew Fairweather, Georges Leblanc, Josh Leblanc, Darryl Pierce, Eugène Pitre, Alexandre Roy

Brunswick Funeral Home – Edmundston
JB Cote & Sons Funeral Homes – Edmundston
Frenette Funeral Home – Moncton
St-Polycarpe Cemetery – Petit-Rocher
Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery – Bathurst
St-Jean-Baptiste Roman Catholic Cemetery – Bouctouche
Tiferes Israel Synagogues – Moncton
Memramcook Auto Auto Services
Ha Ha Cemetery – New Horton
Festival acadien de Carraquet
Elhatton’s Funeral Home – Bathurst
Cemetery Tiferes Israël – Dieppe
St-Thomas Parish – Memramcook
Elsipogtog First Nation
Elsipogtog Cemetery
Dupuis Funeral Home – Memramcook
St-George’s Anglican Cemetery – Bathurst
St-Anselme Cemetery – Dieppe
Saint-Pierre-aux-liens Cemetery – Caraquet
Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery – Dieppe
Victoriavillee & Co.
Nelson Monuments – Sussexx
Chartersville Funeral Home – Dieppe
Wilsons Gas Stops – Moncton
Alderwood Cemetery – Riverview
Moncton Muslim Association
Christ the King Golden Age Club – Moncton
MacArthur’s Flos Flower Shop – Moncton
Robichaud & Son Funeral Home – Tracadie-Sheila

Marketing Manager
Karine Sévigny

Marketing Coordinator
Julie Fortin

Line Producer
Geneviève Duguay

Administrators
Geneviève Duguay
Sia Koukoulas

Senior Production Coordinator
Audrey Rétho

Technical Coordinator
Jean-François Laprise

Video Technical Support
Patrick Trahan
Marie-Josée Gourde
Pierre Dupont

Audio Technical Support
Bernard Belley

Legal counsel
Julie Patry

Producer
Christine Aubé

Executive producers
Denis McCready
Nathalie Cloutier

CROQUE-MORT
C’est beau la vie ! – Undertaker for life
French Program Quebec, Canadian Francophonie and Acadian Documentary Studio

A production of The National Film Board of Canada
www.nfb.ca
© 2022 National Film Board of Canada



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