October 1970

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October 1970 is an eight-part made-for-television series that played on Canadian television in October and November 2006. It is a dramatization of the actual events surrounding the October Crisis in the province of Quebec, Canada when members of the... read more

October 1970 is an eight-part made-for-television series that played on Canadian television in October and November 2006. It is a dramatization of the actual events surrounding the October Crisis in the province of Quebec, Canada when members of the nationalist and marxist group, the Front de libération du Québec abducted British Trade Commissioner James Cross and then Pierre Laporte, the Vice-Premier and Minister of Labour of Quebec, the latter of whom they murdered.

Original Release

10/12/2006

Cast

Karine Vanasse Christine
R.H. Thomson James Richard Cross
Paulino Nunes Sgt. Albert Lisacek
Patrick Labbe Giguere
Gary Levert Reporter Michel St-Louis
Paul Doucet Jean Marc
Cindy Sampson Sylvie
Rejean Cournoyer Pascau
John Beale Robert Bourassa
Normand Daneau Marc Carbonneau
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Thursday, 12 October 2006
2 Episode #1.2 Thursday, 19 October 2006
3 Episode #1.3 Thursday, 26 October 2006
4 Episode #1.4 Thursday, 02 November 2006
5 Episode #1.5 Thursday, 09 November 2006
6 Episode #1.6 Thursday, 16 November 2006
7 Episode #1.7 Thursday, 23 November 2006
8 Episode #1.8 Thursday, 30 November 2006

Directors

Don McBrearty

Writers

Wayne Grigsby, Peter Mitchell

Cast

Karine Vanasse Christine
R.H. Thomson James Richard Cross
Paulino Nunes Sgt. Albert Lisacek
Patrick Labbe Giguere
Gary Levert Reporter Michel St-Louis
Paul Doucet Jean Marc
Cindy Sampson Sylvie
Rejean Cournoyer Pascau
John Beale Robert Bourassa
Normand Daneau Marc Carbonneau
Hugo St-Cyr Paul Rose
Joey Campbell
Michael Ray Fox Secret Service Agent (as Michael Fox)
Renee Abbott Novelty Store Clerk
Mark A. Owen Cop
Joseph Wynne Yves Langlois
Louis-David Morasse Francis Simard
Olivier Morin Jacques Rose
Mathieu Grondin Jacques Lanctôt
Josh MacDonald Viger

Producers

Wayne Grigsby Executive Producer
David MacLeod Executive Producer
Laszlo Barna Executive Producer

Editors

Dean Soltys

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