Les ordres (1974) AKA Orderers


October 1970: Under the pretext of waging war against the terrorist group Front de libération du Québec, the Canadian Parliament passes the War Measures Act. The Police and the Army use it and try to break-up popular groups in the Province of Quebec. More than 400 people are arrested for what appears to be their social activities. No charges are ever filed against them. This is their story.

Director: Michel Brault. AKA Orderers
Stars: Hélène Loiselle, Jean Lapointe, Guy Provost, Claude Gauthier, Louise Forestier, Louise Pratte, Martine Pratte, Monique Pratte, Amulette Garneau, Louise Latraverse, Sophie Clément, Esther Auger, Claire Richard, J. Léo Gagnon, José Rettino, Guy Bélanger, J.-Maurice Gélinas, Roger Garand.

1975 Cannes Film Festival – Winner Best Director.
1975 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.


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  1. Jonathan Shapiro
    December 23, 2019

    One of the most important Canadian films ever

  2. Jacques Weissgerber
    February 3, 2020

    The audio is out of sync.

    • Jon W.
      February 3, 2020

      Audio seems fine to me, are you converting the file to fit on a DVD? In that case this is an issue that happens because the file is too big to fit on a DVD so in that process unsynchronization happens.

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