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Uniquely Viola

Rodolphe Caron
2016 | 75 min 30 s

Prizes and awards

  • Opening FilmFestival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie 2016

Short Synopsis

Long Synopsis



Rodolphe Caron

Photo : Jacinthe Bouchard

Jac Gautreau

Photo : Karine Wade

Dominic Desjardins
Producer (NFB)


Maryse Chapdelaine

Photo : NFB

Promotional Materials



A film by
Rodolphe Caron

Mario Paulin
Rodolphe Caron

Picture Editing
Julien Cadieux

Original Music
Claude Fournier

Researched, written and directed by
Rodolphe Caron

Production Manager
Michelle Paulin

Mario Paulin
Rodolphe Caron

Additional Camera
Marcel Gallant

Location Sound
Serge Arseneault
Rodolphe Caron

Picture Editing
Julien Cadieux

Original Music
Claude Fournier
assisted by
Jean-Sébastien Fournier

Music Recording Studio
Productions Tibasse

Sound Editing
Paul Goguen

Viola Léger
Antonine Maillet
Pierre Boudreau
Eugène Gallant
Jean Chrétien
Aline Chrétien
Jean Lapointe
Paul Marcel Albert
Adrien Clavet
Raymond Guy LeBlanc
Sylvie Dufour
Pauline Pelletier
Philippe Beaulieu
Alain Tanguay
Lorraine Bourque
Huberte Gautreau
Yolande Castonguay-LeBlanc
Corinne Gallant
Lorraine LeBlanc
Lauraine Léger
Florine Després
Lilianne Léger-Maples
Doris Léger
Irène Léger
Eugène Léger
Laurie Léger
Agnès Léger

Sound Mixing
Serge Boivin

Lise Wedlock

Foley Recording
Geoffrey Mitchell

Online Editing
Serge Verreault

Infographics and Titles
Mélanie Bouchard

Transcription Services
Pro Documents


Research and Rights Clearance
Francine Hébert

Viola Léger
Guy Dubois
Pierre Desjardins
Nir Bareket
Raymond Poitras
Wendy Longlade
Centaur Theater Company
Dolorès Breau
Don Johnson
Theatre New Brunswick
Nérée De Grâce
Centre d’études acadiennes Anselme-Chiasson
Lorraine Bourque
Thomas Bourgeois
Communauté Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Cœur
Grand Falls Historical Society
Journal La Cataracte
Compagnie Viola Léger
Senate of Canada

Original Literary Works
La Sagouine – Antonine Maillet
Poème du mois de juillet 1982 – Raymond Guy LeBlanc
La petite histoire de la Sagouine, Veillée avec Viola – Viola Léger

Marketing Manager
François Jacques

Geneviève Duguay

Production Coordinators
Colette Allain
Audrey Rétho

Technical Coordinators
Daniel Claveau
Mira Mailhot

Technical Support
Patrick Trahan

Additional Technical Support
Isabelle Painchaud
Pierre Dupont
Myriam Léger-Bélanger

Legal Counsel
Christian Pitchen

Jac Gautreau
Maryse Chapdelaine

Executive Producer
Dominic Desjardins

Program Director
Regional Services
Marie-Claude Dupont

Director, Radio-Canada Acadie
Richard Simoens

Produced by
The National Film Board of Canada
Canadian Francophonie Studio – Acadie



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