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Polytechnique (2009)

3.7 of 5 from 48 ratings
1h 17min Not released
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Synopsis:
On December 6, 1989, a lone gunman walked into Montréal's École Polytechnique, a post-secondary institution focusing primarily in engineering, and began a shooting massacre. This event and its aftermath are shown from the perspective of three people. The first is the shooter himself (Maxim Gaudette), who blamed the problems in his life on who he considered feminists, such as female engineering students, who were his primary targets. This event was the culmination of a seven year plan, which had a self-defined end. The second is female mechanical engineering student Valérie (Karine Vanasse), who earlier that day had an interview for her dream internship, working on an aerospace project.
The interview process itself was a disturbing one for her in the stereotypical view by the male interviewer, who did not believe that females could work in the business and still have aspirations to have a family. And the third is Jean-François (Sébastien Huberdeau), Valérie's friend and fellow mechanical engineering student, who was one of the few who did...
Actors:
, , , , , , , , Eve Duranceau, , Adam Kosh, Larissa Corriveau, Manon Lapointe
Directors:
Voiced By:
Martin Watier, Natalie Hamel-Roy
Writers:
Jacques Davidts, Denis Villeneuve
Genres:
Drama
Countries:
Canada
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Release Date:
Not released
Run Time:
77 minutes

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