From the glacial Winds of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, all the way to the Golf of Mexico, from Terre Neuve to the Louisiana, «Voyageur» finds his Franco American roots and travels in time. A docu-fiction filmed as an historical documentary, mixing past and present in a new narrative form, this 10,000 miles road movie, searches for a path in the past on the traces of the Nouvelle France in Northern America.
The character, a historian journalist dressed as a voyageur from the 17th century, becomes a “coureur des bois”, and retraces the steps of a 200 years odysey during his journey; he tells us the most extraordinary untold story about the French Presence in Northern America by walking the land.
Music, strong characters and beautiful sceneries, 52 minutes of historical entertainment by director Jean Dulon.
Jean Dulon is a fascinating character, a grand Journalist and a talented film director.
In this journey, he cruises Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Quebec, searching for the traces of French cultures in these regions of Canada, on the footsteps of his previous film, “la Voie de la prairie” (The voice of the Meadow”), a documentary about the disappearing French language of these region of Canada, earlier known as the “meadow”, here it is :
Courtesy of Jean Dulon & Jimmy Leipold.
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