Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette will direct a film on Pauline Julien

Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette will make a film about Pauline Julien


Filmmaker Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette is preparing a fictional film about the life of Pauline Julien, production company Bravo Charlie announced Thursday. 

Described as “a cinematographic tribute” to this icon of Quebec song, the feature film will paint an intimate portrait of the life of the singer, author and actress considered one of the outstanding figures in the history of Quebec.

< p>Co-scripted by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette (The Goddess of Fireflies,White Dog) and Véronique Côté, the film will be produced with the support and collaboration of entourage of Pauline Julien and her daughter, Pascale Galipeau.

“We are Pauline. It's not for nothing that she often only has a first name. There is only one and we are all. Free, loving, wild, loving and fiery Pauline. This vast woman has changed the territory of Quebec, those who compose it. We will invent a film as big as her. It is an immense opportunity to have the confidence of his daughter, Pascale, to be the carriers of body and heart of Pauline Julien, timeless artist, “said Véronique Côté and Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette in a press release sent to the media on Thursday. morning.

Deceased in 1998, Pauline Julien has already been the subject of a documentary by Pascale Ferland, Pauline Julien, intimate and political, released in 2018.