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Dvd: Zachary Richard Cajun Heart

Dvd: Zachary Richard Cajun Heart

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A film by Phil Comeau
Celebrated Louisiana singer Zachary Richard is on a quest to understand why Acadians and Cajuns are a resilient people and the relevance of Acadian identity today. He traces the journey of his ancestors, the Richard and Boudreaux families. Zachary returns to Louisiana to explore what has been kept of their Acadian cultural heritage. Will he be capable of coming to terms with the traumatic past of his People, to forgive and look towards the futur?

First Acadian feature film to be presented at the United Nations in Geneva.

« A beautifull movie, touching, and we’ll never say it loud enough, a cry from the heart of the Acadians! » RADIO-CANADA Montréal, « Gravel le matin », Julie Yacoub

« A heart-wrenching shout! Throughout the film, Zachary Richard, curious, thoughtful, and nostalgic, blurts out reflections which illustrate his quest for identity. A moving film. » LE JOURNAL DE MONTRÉAL, Guy Fournier

« A superb portrait of a roaming Zachary Richard, which proves that the wolf of the bayous has lost none of his vigor and his desire for resistance »CULTUROPOING Paris, Pierre Audebert

DVD Also available in French
Duration: 80 minutes

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