The Tin Flute (film)

The Tin Flute
Directed by Claude Fournier
Produced by Marie-José Raymond
Written by Gabrielle Roy
Claude Fournier
Starring Mireille Deyglun
Music by François Dompierre
Cinematography Savas Kalogeras
Edited by Yves Langlois
Release dates
  • July 1983 (1983-07) (Moscow)
  • 28 August 1983 (1983-08-28) (Canada)
Running time
123 minutes
Country Canada
Language French

The Tin Flute (French: Bonheur d'occasion) is a 1983 Canadian drama film directed by Claude Fournier and based on the novel of the same name. It was entered into the 13th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] The film was selected as the Canadian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 56th Academy Awards, but it was not accepted as a nominee.[2]

The film was co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada's French-language branch, Ciné St-Henri Inc., and Société Radio-Canada, the French-language branch of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation .


See also


  1. "13th Moscow International Film Festival (1983)". MIFF. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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