With Drums and Trumpets

With Drums and Trumpets (French: Avec tambours et trompettes) is a Canadian documentary film, directed by Marcel Carrière and released in 1967.[1] The film depicts a group of men in Coaticook, Quebec who are performing the roles of the papal zouaves in a historical reenactment of Capture of Rome during the Italian Risorgimento.[2]

With Drums and Trumpets
Avec tambours et trompettes
Directed byMarcel Carrière
Produced byRobert Forget
CinematographyAlain Dostie
Bernard Gosselin
Edited byWerner Nold
Music byDonald Douglas
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Running time
27 minutes

The film won the Canadian Film Award for Best Documentary Under 30 Minutes at the 20th Canadian Film Awards in 1968.[3]


  1. ^ "Marcel Carrière" in Wyndham Wise, Take One's Essential Guide to Canadian Film. University of Toronto Press, 2001. ISBN 9780802083982.
  2. ^ "Première du documentaire «Avec tambours et trompettes»". Bilan du siècle (Université de Sherbrooke).
  3. ^ "A Place To Stand: Film of Year". The Globe and Mail, October 5, 1968.

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