1981

Overview

A move to a new neighborhood prompts an 11 year old to engage in an elaborate charade in order to fit in with his new classmates. The year is 1981. Young Ricardo's family is struggling financially, while the kids at his new school come from more prominent backgrounds. When Ricardo starts pretending he's something that he's not, he discovers that living a lie has its fair share of pitfalls. When his façade begins to crumble, he must weigh the consequences of telling the truth against the effort it takes to ...
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Overview

A move to a new neighborhood prompts an 11 year old to engage in an elaborate charade in order to fit in with his new classmates. The year is 1981. Young Ricardo's family is struggling financially, while the kids at his new school come from more prominent backgrounds. When Ricardo starts pretending he's something that he's not, he discovers that living a lie has its fair share of pitfalls. When his façade begins to crumble, he must weigh the consequences of telling the truth against the effort it takes to maintain his carefully crafted ruse.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/5/2010
  • UPC: 616892087410
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Rating:

  • Source: Film Movement
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 1:42:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 91,938

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jean-Carl Boucher
Claudio Colangelo
Sandrine Bisson
Technical Credits
Ricardo Trogi Director, Associate Producer, Screenwriter
Steve Asselin Cinematographer
Frederic Begin Score Composer
Luc Boudrias Sound/Sound Designer
Catherine Didelot Casting
Anne-Karine Gauthier Costumes/Costume Designer
Stéphane Houle Sound/Sound Designer
Claude Paiement Producer
Nicole Robert Producer
Francois Senneville Sound/Sound Designer
Yvann Thibaudeau Editor
Patrice Vermette Production Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- 1981
1. Dad's Story [8:02]
2. First Day [11:04]
3. Longhard [9:59]
4. Weekly Salary [12:56]
5. Anne Tremblay [11:00]
6. Show and Tell [5:50]
7. Delivery Job [7:19]
8. Honesty [5:24]
9. La Petit Prince [8:16]
10. Apologies [13:22]
11. The Truth [4:11]
12. Credits [4:34]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- 1981
   Play 1981
   Scene Access
   Set-Up
      English Subtitles - On
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   Special Features
      Director Ricardo Trogi's Bio
      1981 Theatrical Trailer
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