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Drama set in 1942 during World War II and against the background of conscription in Québéc. A young soldier who had been drafted into the army opts to desert whilst on an exercise and makes his way back home. Based on a real event when a young deserter was shot and killed by the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounter Police). The story is told in flashback when in 1944 a young reporter interviews Joseph the soldier's father.

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