Esprit de cantine

Esprit de cantine (v.o.f.)

  • Release Date: April 20, 2018 (limited)
  • Genre: Documentary

  • Director: Nicolas Paquet
  • Producer(s): Karina Soucy, Nicolas Paquet
  • Writer(s): Nicolas Paquet
  • Studio: Franc doc inc.
  • Length: 1h 17m
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During the summer, snack bars and other canteens flourish by the hundreds on Quebec roadsides. Huts on the way to holidays, tourist attractions or meeting places for local populations, these modest establishments play, against all odds, an important role in their communities. But for how long?

In Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska and Tadoussac, Micheline and Nathalie, two passionate restaurateurs, have to cope with the changing habits of their clientele and increasingly restrictive municipal regulations.

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