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The Rocket / Maurice Richard (Original French Version with English Subtitles) - Region 1 DVD

The Rocket / Maurice Richard (Original French Version with English Subtitles)

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Directed by :
Charles Binamé Charles Binamé


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not a bad film. Not great though.

13 years, 1 month ago at Apr 18 7:32
1 vote
A so so hockey movie, I can see why french canadians might like this movie more. Also why it wasn't very popular in the rest of north america

good movie

13 years, 1 month ago at Apr 18 18:47
1 vote
This was quite a surprise for me, as I'm from Quebec but know practically nothing about hockey, so I don't know how accurate the movie is of Richard's real life. However, I enjoyed this very much. Those times were hard, and life on the ice playing hockey is probably well described and developed. Good Canadian actors, and well directed. A welcome addition to my collection!
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Description: In the late 1930s, a young machinist named Maurice Richard distinguished himself as a ice hockey player of preternatural talent. Although that was enough to get him into the Montreal Canadiens, his frequent injuries cost him the confidence of his team and the fans. In the face of these doubts, Richard eventually shows the kind of aggressive and skillful play that would make him one of the greatest players of all time as "The Rocket." However for all his success, Richard and his fellow French Canadians face constant discrimination in a league dominated by the English speaking. Although a man of few words, Richard begins ... (more)
Number of discs: 1
UPC: 624262162469
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