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Love has Wings

Love has Wings


Teasure in French (2:35 min)


Through the eyes of a first class bush pilot, Thomas Fecteau, and his wife, Francoise Gaudreau, a surveyor’s daughter, Love has Wings explores the history of Quebec aviation and the country’s development. Although both Thomas and Françoise were from southern Quebec, they met beyond the 48th parallel and formed a delightful couple for over six decades.

More than a documentary about aviation, the film is also filled with love stories linking passion and vulnerability: the love of aviation and the insecurity of flight conditions; the love of nature and the challenges of an austere way of life; the love between Francoise and Thomas, which thrived despite distance and worries.

Love has Wings will appeal to many flying enthusiasts, from bush pilots to astronauts, but also to anyone who loves nature, history and great love stories!

With the kind participation of :

Thomas Fecteau
Françoise Gaudreau
Carmen F.-Villeneuve
Jean-Marie Girard
François Fecteau
Col. Chris Hadfield

Director's short biofilmography

Bachelor’s degree in Film and Communications - Master es arts – Post-secondary teaching certificate (Université Laval)
Private Pilot Licence.

Denis Boivin was born in Loretteville steps away from Wendake near Quebec City. After studying communications and cinema he signed his first film in 1977, L’Âge dort on the marathon runner Phil Latulipe which became the most TV broadcasted documentary in Quebec between 1979 and 1985. Since then he has produced and directed many documentaries as an independent filmmaker. Among them, the moving film Forgiveness (Henri-Langlois Press Award, Best documentary Festival Tours, Can-Pro Award and nominated for two Gemini) and several First Nation series. In 2003 on a journey of more than 2,500 km he directed his first feature film Attache ta tuque!, a road movie featuring actors from various First Nations.

After five series for children in French and Innu (Mikuan), three seasons of a sitcom (Shaputuan) and obtaining his private pilot license he completes Love has wings, a feature documentary film vibrating through the history of aviation in Quebec  through the knowing look and unique memories of a couple of octogenarians.

DENIS BOIVIN filmography 2015


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Price 15.00$



Length minutes
VersionsFrench; subtitled in English
DirectorDenis Boivin
NarrationGaston Lepage, Pierre Houde
ProducerDenis Boivin
ScreenplayDenis Boivin
EditorPIerre Breton
D.PAndré Bédard
MusicMathieu Laprise
ProductionProductions Dionysos inc.

Financial contributions

Sodec, Tax Credit Programs (Quebec and Canada), Ville de Québec, Ministère des Transports du Québec, Studio SFX, Les Distributions Netima ltée, Les Productions Dionysos inc.
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