| 28 min

Explorer, colonizer, founder of Québec, discoverer of Lake Champlain, governor of New France, cartographer and writer--few men in Canadian history had a more adventurous and varied career than Champlain. This film presents an exciting picture-study of the man and his time.

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  • writer
    Denys Arcand
  • director
    Denys Arcand
  • illustrations
    Frédéric Back
  • camera
    Bernard Gosselin
    Gilles Gascon
  • animation camera
    Douglas Poulter
    James Wilson
    Murray Fallen
    Jean Chouinard
  • editing
    Werner Nold
    Bernard Gosselin
  • music - performance
    The Montreal Brass Quintet
    Kenneth Gilbert
  • sound
    Joseph Champagne
  • English voice
    Bill Davies
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
    Roger Lamoureux
  • advisor
    Gustave Lanctôt
    Maurice Careless
  • producer
    André Belleau
    Fernand Dansereau