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Jesus of Montreal nabs Arcand his second Oscar nomination

It's Hollywood's biggest night. The Academy Awards are the most important awards in the entertainment industry and one of the biggest TV events in the world. The stars strut down the red carpet in their finest in anticipation of seeing who'll take home the coveted golden statuette — the Oscar. Since the awards were first handed out in 1929, Canada has enjoyed an impressive track record. CBC Archives pays tribute to a handful of Canadians whose Oscar recognition reverberated back home.

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The Quebec director on his strict Catholic upbringing.
Medium: Television
Program: The Fifth Estate
Broadcast Date: Feb. 6, 1990
Guest(s): Denys Arcand
Reporter: Sheila MacVicar
Duration: 14:26
Jesus of Montreal, Cotton Mill, Treadmill, The Decline of the American Empire and Comfort and Indifference written and directed by Denys Arcand.

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