La petite patrie
La Petite Patrie went on the air on September 1st 1974, and ran until 1976. Written by Claude Jasmin, this autobiographical story took place in the Montreal neighbourhood of Villeray in the 1940s. Edmond Germain, the father, is a
restaurateur, living with his wife, Gertrude, and their four children. The family was a humble but happy one.
From 1974 to 1976, Radio-Canada broadcast 75 episodes of the series La petite patrie. This serial drama, directed by Florent Forget, starred Jacques Galipeau and Gisèle Schmidt.
(Edmond), Gisèle Schmidt (Gertrude), Louise Laparé (Lucie). Second row : Louise Rinfret ( Marie-Paule) Christiane Pasquier (Murielle) and Vincent Bilodeau (Vincent).
Photo André Le Coz, Radio-Canada
Written by Yvon Chouinard - February, 2006