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The American Trap

The American Trap
FrenchLe Piège américain
Directed byCharles Binamé
Written byFabienne Larouche
Michel Trudeau
Produced byFabienne Larouche
Michel Trudeau
StarringRémy Girard
Gérard Darmon
Colm Feore
CinematographyPierre Gill
Edited byDominique Fortin
Music bySari Dijani
Iohann Martin
Rudy Toussaint
Distributed byAlliance Atlantis
Release date
  • August 26, 2008 (2008-08-26)
Running time
95 minutes

The American Trap (French: Le Piège américain) is a 2008 Canadian drama film from Quebec, directed by Charles Binamé.[1] The film stars Rémy Girard as Lucien Rivard, a Canadian working in the criminal underworld of Havana, Cuba who becomes enmeshed in international intrigue around the assassination of John F. Kennedy.[2]


Award nominations

The film garnered five Genie Award nominations at the 29th Genie Awards in 2009:[3]


  1. ^ "American Trap gets more hype than screens". Montreal Gazette, May 19, 2008.
  2. ^ "Lucien Rivard, man of mystery - maybe too much so". Montreal Gazette, May 16, 2008.
  3. ^ "Gross epic, Quebec drama lead; Genie Nominations". National Post, February 11, 2009.

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