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French language films set in Montréal?

Bonjour! Does anybody have any recommendations on French or Quebecois films set in Montréal? Want to start learning more about the city and would love to start watching some. (Even better if they're on Netflix)


May 11, 2020



Bon Cop, Bad Cop. It's about half in Canadian English and half in quebecois French. Some of the action happens in Montréal.


Mommy by Xavier Dolan is set in the suburbs of Montréal and it is really good movie ! Bon visionnage !


Jesus of Montreal (Jésus de Montréal), 1989. New Testament allegory by acclaimed Québécois director Denys Arcand set entirely in Montreal. Won numerous awards and prizes.


I'm having trouble answering this question because a lot of the Quebec films I like are set in tiny towns.

C.R.A.Z.Y. I can't remember where it takes place but it's a personal fav. (edit: it is indeed in Montreal)

Leolo is set in Montreal.

I second "Bon Cop Bad Cop", it's a lot of fun. I have not gotten to the sequel.

"Monsieur Lazhar" is set in Montreal. Falardeau's later comedy film "My Internship in Canada" is personally my favourite by him but it's set in small town Quebec.

Villeneuve's "Polytechnique" is about the Montreal Massacre.

Malarek is an english language film based on the autobiography of a Canadian journalist about the child protection system in Quebec and you can find it on youtube.

"Cafe de Flore" also is set half in Montreal and half in Paris. The film "Ceux qui font les révolutions à moitié n’ont fait que se creuser un tombeau" is set during the most recent student protests.


I've just watched the trailer for My Internship in Canada and it looks brilliant! Thanks for the recommendations, I'll start making my way through them :)


Les amours imaginaires (one of my favorite movies) - I have an interest in quebecois francais comme j'habite a NYC et je voyage a Montreal assez souvent.


merci pa vc tbem


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