The Barbarian Invasions

In this belated sequel to ‘The Decline of the American Empire’, 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries to made peace with his ex-wife Louise, who asks their estranged son Sebastian, a successful businessman living in London, to come home. Sebastian makes the impossible happen, using his contacts and disrupting the entire Canadian system in every way possible to help his father fight his terminal illness to the bitter end, while he also tries to reunite his former friends, Pierre, Alain, Dominique, Diane, and Claude to see their old friend before he passes on.

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Film Cast:

  • Rémy: Rémy Girard
  • Sébastien: Stéphane Rousseau
  • Nathalie: Marie-Josée Croze
  • Louise: Dorothée Berryman
  • Diane: Louise Portal
  • Dominique: Dominique Michel
  • Pierre: Pierre Curzi
  • Claude: Yves Jacques
  • Gaëlle: Marina Hands
  • First Lover: Sophie Lorain
  • Sister Constance Lazure: Johanne-Marie Tremblay
  • Ghislaine: Mitsou Gélinas
  • Sylvaine: Isabelle Blais
  • Nurse Suzanne: Markita Boies
  • Nurse Carole: Micheline Lanctôt
  • Duhamel: Denis Bouchard
  • Second Lover: Sylvie Drapeau
  • Maxime: Dominic Darceuil
  • Olivier: Yves Desgagnés
  • Priest Raymond Leclerc: Gilles Pelletier
  • Dr. Dubé: Jean-René Ouellet
  • Arielle: Macha Grenon
  • Security Guard: Gaston Lepage
  • Alain Lussier: Daniel Brière
  • Vincent: Sébastien Huberdeau
  • Student: Rose-Maïté Erkoreka
  • Gilles Levac: Roy Dupuis
  • Jérôme: Sébastien Ricard
  • Nurse: Bonnie Mak
  • Cowboy: Frédéric Gilles
  • Unionist (uncredited): Denys Arcand
  • (uncredited): David Gow
  • (uncredited): Dawn Lambing
  • (uncredited): Valérie Jeanneret
  • (uncredited): Valérie Wiseman
  • (uncredited): François Domerc
  • (uncredited): Julie Beauchemin
  • (uncredited): Fanny Mallette
  • Mme. Joncas-Pelletier: Lise Roy

Film Crew:

  • Producer: Daniel Louis
  • Producer: Denise Robert
  • Casting: Lucie Robitaille
  • Special Effects Supervisor: Guillaume Murray
  • Costume Design: Denis Sperdouklis
  • Thanks: Françoise Hardy
  • Director: Denys Arcand
  • Director of Photography: Guy Dufaux
  • Editor: Isabelle Dedieu
  • Production Design: François Séguin
  • Thanks: Chris Evert
  • Casting: Nicolas Ronchi
  • Original Music Composer: Pierre Aviat
  • Thanks: Patrick Roy
  • Stunts: Stéphane Lefebvre
  • Steadicam Operator: François Daignault
  • Co-Producer: Fabienne Vonier
  • Art Direction: Caroline Alder
  • Makeup Artist: Betty Belmore
  • Casting: Bruno Rosato
  • Visual Effects Producer: Mario Rachiele
  • Set Decoration: Patrice Bengle
  • Script Supervisor: Marie La Haye
  • Boom Operator: François Domerc
  • Production Manager: Hélène Grimard
  • Post Production Supervisor: George Jardon
  • Color Timer: Trent Johnson
  • Assistant Director: Jacques W. Benoit

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