Les mauvaises herbes (Bad Seeds)

Director: Louis Bélanger Year: 2016 Run Time: 105min
Bad Seeds (2016)

Jacques (Alexis Martin), a struggling actor on the run from a loan shark, reluctantly strikes a deal with Simon (Gilles Renaud), a rural farmer with a secret marijuana greenhouse, to help him cultivate a marijuana crop for harvest. In exchange, Simon will hide him from the gangster he owes money to and give him a cut of the profits so that he can pay off his debts.

When they are forced to bring in a sassy energy technician (Emmanuelle Lussier-Martinez) to help their secret grow-op thrive, both men’s secrets are threatened, and the race is on to complete the harvest before they’re discovered.

Les Mauvaises Herbes was nominated for four Canadian Screen Awards including Best Picture and won two Prix Iris for Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor.


Louis Bélanger


Alexis Martin, Louis Bélanger


Luc Vandal, Lorraine Dufour


Emmanuelle Lussier Martinez, Gilles Renaud, Alexis Martin


Comedy, Drama



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