Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette will direct a film about Pauline Julien

Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette will direct a film about Pauline Julien

Filmmaker Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette is preparing a feature film about the life of Pauline Julien, production company Bravo Charlie announced on Thursday.

The feature film, described as a “cinematic homage” to this icon of Quebec song, paints an intimate portrait of the singer, writer and actress who is considered one of the pre-eminent figures in Quebec history.

Co-written by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette (The Goddess of the Fireflies, White Dog) and Véronique Côté, the film is being produced with the support and collaboration of the entourage of Pauline Julien and her daughter Pascale Galipeau.

“We are Pauline. It is not for nothing that she often only has a first name. There is only one and we are all. Free, loving, wild, loving and fiery Pauline. This giant woman changed the territory of Quebec, those who compose it. We’re going to invent a movie as big as them. It is a tremendous opportunity to have the confidence of his daughter Pascale to be the bearer of the body and heart of Pauline Julien, a timeless artist,” said Véronique Côté and Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette in a press release sent to the media on Thursday was sent. Morning.

Pauline Julien, who died in 1998, was already the subject of a documentary by Pascale Ferland, Pauline Julien, intimate and political, released in 2018.