The Barbarian Invasions

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Brief Synopsis: "In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries to made peace with his ex-wife Louise, who asks their estranged son Sebastian, a successful businessman living in London, to come home. Sebastian makes the impossible happen, using his contacts and disrupting the entire Canadian system in every way possible to help his father fight his terminal illness to the bitter end, while he also tries to reunite his former friends, Pierre, Alain, Dominique, Diane, and Claude to see their old friend before he passes on."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 2003: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Rémy Girard (Rémy)
  • Stéphane Rousseau (Sébastien)
  • Marie-Josée Croze (Nathalie)
  • Dorothée Berryman (Louise)
  • Louise Portal (Diane)
  • Dominique Michel (Dominique)
  • Pierre Curzi (Pierre)
  • Yves Jacques (Claude)
  • Marina Hands (Gaëlle)
  • Sophie Lorain (First Lover)
  • Johanne-Marie Tremblay (Sister Constance Lazure)
  • Mitsou Gélinas (Ghislaine)
  • Isabelle Blais (Sylvaine)
  • Markita Boies (Nurse Suzanne)
  • Micheline Lanctôt (Nurse Carole)
  • Denis Bouchard (Duhamel)
  • Sylvie Drapeau (Second Lover)
  • Dominic Darceuil (Maxime)
  • Yves Desgagnés (Olivier)
  • Gilles Pelletier (Priest Raymond Leclerc)
  • Jean-René Ouellet (Dr. Dubé)
  • Lise Roy (Mme. Joncas-Pelletier)
  • Macha Grenon (Arielle)
  • Gaston Lepage (Security Guard)
  • Daniel Brière (Alain Lussier)
  • Sébastien Huberdeau (Vincent)
  • Rose-Maïté Erkoreka (Student)
  • Roy Dupuis (Gilles Levac)
  • Sébastien Ricard (Jérôme)
  • Bonnie Mak (Nurse)
  • Frédéric Gilles (Cowboy)
  • Denys Arcand (Unionist (uncredited))
  • David Gow ((uncredited))
  • Dawn Lambing ((uncredited))
  • Valérie Jeanneret ((uncredited))
  • Valérie Wiseman ((uncredited))
  • François Domerc ((uncredited))
  • Julie Beauchemin ((uncredited))
  • Fanny Mallette ((uncredited))