Le Déserteur (film)

Le Déserteur (film)

Le déserteur is a 2008 Quebec feature film directed by Simon Lavoie. The film stares Émile Proulx-Cloutier, Raymond Cloutier, Danielle Proulx, Viviane Audet, Benoit Gouin and Gilles Renaud.

It tells the story of Georges Guénette, a deserter from the Canadian army during World War II, who was shot and killed by members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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Le Déserteur (film) - Background
... In May 1944, a few months after Guénette deserted from the army, four Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers found Guenette in his father's farmhouse, in St-Lambert-de-Lévis (near Quebec City) ... He jumped out of a window and ran across the fields ...