Montreal Main 1974

Montreal Main 1974

Montreal Main 1974

Montreal Main 1974
1h 28min | Drama | 7 March 1974 (USA)

Storyline:

In Frank Vitale’s autobiographical study, he plays a photographer living among the assorted outcasts, junkies, and artists populating Montreal’s Main. Quieter and more introspective than most of his friends, Frank becomes smitten by Johnny, a fourteen-year-old from the suburbs. But the relationship is doomed by the startling degree of hypocrisy and possessiveness that boils over among the group when they discover the intensity of Frank’s feelings about the boy.

User review:

What can I say? This obscure 1974 Canadian film played twice last month at a tiny art cinema in Montreal. I went to see it, was blown away, and had to return the next night to see it again. The film was co-written, co-produced, directed by, and stars Frank Vitale, an American photographer and film maker who at the time lived in Montreal. The film’s plot concerns Vitale (playing a character named “Frank Vitale”) befriending a twelve year old boy. The two become good friends, but the boy’s parents are suspicious of Frank’s intentions. The relationship also takes a toll on Frank’s friendship with his best friend Bozo (played by future director Allan Moyle). This film makes the most of it’s Montreal locations. It’s interesting to see this film, made 2 years before I was even born. I walk down the Montreal Main (St-Laurent street) almost every day, and it hasn’t changed a bit, with one exception: in the film all the signs are in English. Now, they’re all in French.

Director: Frank Vitale
Writers: Stephen Lack, Allan Moyle
Stars: Frank Vitale, Allan Moyle, Stephen Lack
Country: Canada
Language: English
Release Date: 7 March 1974 (USA)
Also Known As: Boulevard Saint-Laurent Montréal
Filming Locations: Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Format : Matroska
Format version : Version 4
File size : 1.31 GiB
Duration : 1 h 27 min
Overall bit rate : 2 138 kb/s

Links: iMDB

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2 Responses to Montreal Main 1974

  1. Frantic Freak says:

    Flash back of my youth !!! Montreal was cool before the conservative moral era we live nowaday.Early ’70s was the peak of longhair. Some teen boy want to have older ”friend” like Johnny did and i did too, i never see myself as a victime. Peace

  2. bhm says:

    Better DVD copy added

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