Release dateFebruary 11, 1977 (1977-02-11) WriterJean Beaudin, Marcel Sabourin ProductionNational Film Board of Canada CastMonique Mercure, Marcel Sabourin Similar moviesCinema of Quebec movies, Movies about Canada
J a martin photographer
J.A. Martin Photographer (French: J.A. Martin photographe) is a 1977 Canadian drama film directed by Jean Beaudin. It was entered into the 1977 Cannes Film Festival, where Monique Mercure won the award for Best Actress. The film won multiple Canadian Film Awards, including best feature film. It was selected as the Canadian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 50th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. In 1984 the Toronto International Film Festival ranked the film seventh in the Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time.
Photographer Joseph-Albert Martin is going on a tour to the hard Canadian countryside at the turn of the 20th century. His wife decides to go, with the hope that the intimacy will help revive their marriage.