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Louis Bélanger

Highest Rated: 100% Gaz Bar Blues (2003)

Lowest Rated: 100% Gaz Bar Blues (2003)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Beauport, Quebec, Canada

Born in 1964 in Beauport, Quebec, Canada, Louis Bélanger collaborated frequently with Denis Chouinard as they began their respective careers. Bélanger's first feature film didn't shy away from controversy. A unique and sympathetic look at necrophilia, "Post Mortem" (1999) earned two Genie Awards, for Best New Director and Best Screenplay. His next film was the Lifetime movie "View of Terror" (Lifetime, 2003) starring Shannen Doherty as a woman victimized by a stalker. "Gaz Bar Blues" (2003) was a return to Belanger's quirky human tales. Set in French Canada during the German reunification, the film tells the story of a father who owns a gas station that he runs with his three sons, and the trials they go through to find their place in the changing world. Another Lifetime movie, "Lies and Deception" (Lifetime, 2005) starring Mädchen Amick, followed in 2005. Belanger continued with this unconventional path, making small French language films about characters at a crossroads, as with "The Timekeeper" (2006) about a young man working on the railroad, but also mixing in crime-thrillers with strong leading ladies, along the lines of "Dead Lines" (2010) starring Jeri Ryan. His film "Bad Seeds" (2016), about the trials of a marijuana farmer, premiered at the 2016 Santa Barbara Film Festival.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Living 100 MPH Director - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bad Seeds Director,
Screenwriter
- 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bec de lièvre Director - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dead Lines Director - 2010
No Score Yet 38% Route 132 Director,
Screenwriter
- 2010
No Score Yet 27% Romaine 30 Below Screenwriter - 2009
No Score Yet 50% The Timekeeper Director,
Screenwriter
- 2009
No Score Yet 50% Lies and Deception Director - 2005
No Score Yet 45% View of Terror Director - 2003
100% 87% Gaz Bar Blues Director - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lauzon/Lauzone Director - 2001
No Score Yet 70% Post Mortem Director,
Writer
$90K 1999

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