Between Sweet and Salt Water (Entre la mer et l'eau douce)
Between Sweet and Salt Water (Entre la mer et l'eau douce) (1967)

A young man (Claude Gauthier) sets out from his hometown of Quebec and travels to Montreal to seek his fortune. He takes a succession of odd jobs before hitting it big as a singer. He has eyes for a waitress (Genevieve Bujold) in a greasy… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 12, 1967
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Far more fascinating than the romance between Paul Gauthier's and Genevieve Bujold's characters in the 1967 Quebec timepiece Entre la mer et l'eau douce are the insights the film provides into separatism.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

Even though some scenes have inevitably lost emotional currency, Brault's first feature remains a fascinating, boldly authoritative examination of Quebec society in the turbulent interlude between the eras of Maurice Duplessis and Rene Levesque.

Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

A crisply shot, b & w throwback to cinema that was interested in flashes and glimpses of everyday people . . . a rough-and-ready trip along the currents of struggling lives.