The Rocket

The Rocket  {Maurice Richard}
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The Rocket
Maurice Richard
Canada, 2006, 125 Minute Running Time
US Premiere
Topics: Biopic, Drama
Programs: 2007 Best of Fest, World Cinema Now
Language: French English Sub-Titles

The Rocket is the story of Maurice ‘Rocket’ Richard, a Montreal hockey legend whose outrage at the lack of protection for himself and his French-speaking teammates sparked a national riot in 1955. Hockey fans will get shivers as they see the recreated matches from the game’s glory years.

DIRECTOR: Charles Binamé
Producer: Denise Robert Daniel Louis
Editor: Michel Arcand
Screenwriter: Ken Scott
Cinematographer: Pierre Gill
Music: Michel Cusson
Principal Cast: Roy Dupuis, Stephen McHattie, Julie Le Breton, Philip Craig, Patrice Robitaille
Filmography: Un homme et son péché (2002), Pandora’s Beauty (2000), Streetheart (1997), Eldorado (1995), Chili’s Blues (1994)
Print Source: FunFilm Distribution Inc.

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