A Life Begins

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A Life Begins
Une vie qui commence.jpg
Directed by Michel Monty
Produced by Pierre Even
Josée Vallée
Written by Michel Monty
Starring Julie LeBreton
Raymond Cloutier
Rita Lafontaine
François Papineau
Charles-Antoine Perreault
Cirrus Communications
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Distributed by Alliance Vivafilm
Release date
  • November 21, 2010 (2010-11-21) (Paris Semaine du Québec)
  • January 21, 2011 (2011-01-21) (Canada)
Country Canada
Language French

A Life Begins (French: Une vie qui commence) is a 2010 Canadian French language drama film set in the sixties directed and written by Michel Monty, his debut long feature.


Following the death of his doctor father (François Papineau) from an overdose of prescription drugs, 12-year-old Étienne Charles-Antoine Perreault starts down the same path in an obsessive attempt to both replace and honor his memory.[1]



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