5 notable achievements of Érik Canuel

5 notable achievements of Érik Canuel
5 notable achievements of Érik Canuel

Quebec director Érik Canuel died at the age of 63 on Saturday from severe secondary plasma cell leukemia. He had been battling multiple myeloma for more than seven years.

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The filmmaker has directed numerous films, but also several television series.

Here are five notable achievements by Érik Canuel:

1. Red Nose (2003)

Starring Patrick Huard and Michèle-Barbara Pelletier, the film tells the story of a literary critic who must volunteer for Operation Red Nose with an author he has harshly criticized.

2. The Occurring (2005)

This film, based on the novel by Germaine Guèvremont, tells the story of a handsome, well-traveled man who settles in a Quebec village in the 1910s. Jean-Nicolas Verreault, Anick Lemay and Gilles Renaud are part of the distribution of this feature film.

3. Fortier (2001)

Érik Canuel directed five episodes of the famous Quebec detective series starring, in particular, Sophie Laurin and Gilbert Sicotte.

4. The Campus Werewolf (1999 – 2002)

In total, 11 episodes of this series for teenagers from English Canada (Big Wolf on Campus) were directed by Érik Canuel. The series was broadcast in French, in Quebec, on Vrak.tv.

5. Good Cop, Bad Cop (2006)

This film, starring Patrick Huard and Colm Feore, was a huge success in Quebec and allowed Érik Canuel to win the Genie Award for best film and a Jutra Billet d’or award in 2007.



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