Music by Yves Laferrière
Edited by André Daignault
Initial release 1996
Music director Yves Laferrière
Written by Claire Richard
Cinematography Guy Dufaux
Running time 89 minutes
Director Denys Arcand
Produced by Denise Robert
|Starring Benoît Brière
Release date November 29, 1996 (1996-11-29)
Cast Benoit Briere, Gaston Lepage
Similar Directed by Denys Arcand, Movies about homelessness, Dramas
Poverty and Other Delights (French: Joyeux Calvaire) is a Canadian drama film from Quebec, directed by Denys Arcand and released in 1996. The film stars Benoît Brière and Gaston Lepage as Joseph and Marcel, two homeless men living on the streets of Montreal.
The film was written by Claire Richard, a volunteer with a housing assistance program in Montreal. It was originally intended as a television film for Télévision de Radio-Canada.