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Genre  Drama
Producer  Pierre Gendron
Writer  Claude Lalonde
Language  French
7.2/10 IMDb

Director  Daniel Grou
Budget  3.9 million CAD
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Country  Canada
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Release date  October 13, 2010 (2010-10-13) (Festival du Nouveau Cinema) October 29, 2010 (2010-10-29) (Quebec)
Cast  Claude Legault (Gilles Séguin), Robert Naylor (Tommy Leblanc), Eugénie Beaudry (Karine), Blaise Tardif (Bédard), Martin Dubreuil (Luc Lebeau)
Similar movies  An Eye for Beauty (2014)

10½ is a 2010 Canadian drama film directed by Daniel Grou and written by Claude Lalonde. It premiered at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma in Montreal. The story involves a ten-year-old boy called Tommy in the youth-protection system in Quebec.

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Synopsis

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10½ follows several child psychiatrists, including Claude Legault’s Gilles, as they attempt to break through the brittle exterior of a seriously ill-tempered young boy (Robert Naylor). The movie captures the unpleasant reality of life within a halfway house for juvenile delinquents.

Cast

  • Albert Kwan as M. Li
  • Claude Legault as Gilles
  • Robert Naylor as Tommy
  • Martin Dubreuil as Luc Lebeau
  • Reception

    The film won the 2010 Main Award of Mannheim-Heidelberg at the 59th International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg. At the 2010 International Film Festival Bratislava, the film won the FIPRESCI Jury Award and the Student Jury Award. For his role as Tommy, Robert Naylor won the award for Best Actor.Claude Legualt won Prix Jutra for Best Actor.

    What the critics said

    In a review for The Gazette in Montreal, Brendan Kelly called the film "gripping" and praised the performances of Claude Legault ("so good as Gilles") and Robert Naylor ("a revelation"). He noted, however, that due to the nature of the story, the film was "not much fun to watch".

    References

    10½ Wikipedia
    10½ IMDb10½ AlloCine10½ themoviedb.org


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