Deadly Arts

Follow Black Belt Josette D. Normandeau through six spectacular episodes as she travels the planet to seek out and train with the world’s greatest martial arts masters. Josette sets out to uncover the history and culture that shaped these six martial arts: Aikido in Japan, Savate in France, Capoeira in Brazil, Karate in Okinawa, Muay Thai in Thailand and Kalaripayattu in India.

Quebec / Ontario (Ideacom International/ Creative Anarchy)


Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television – Prix Gémeaux 2004
– Best Editing – Documentary, Public Affairs, Journalism, Biography, Series
– Best Sound – Documentary, Public Affairs, Journalism, Biography

Official Selection
Banff Television Festival – Banff Rocky Award 2004
– Best Sports Program
Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television – Prix Gémeaux 2004
– Best Sound – Information/Documentary Program or Series
– Best Host or Interviewer – Sports Program or Sportscast

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The Team

Jacques Nadeau
Josette D. Normandeau (Québec)
Bob Sandler (Ontario)

Jean-François Lepage
Josette D. Normandeau

Harvey Crossland

Peter Elliott
Michel Dupras
Abhish S. Birla

Director of Photography
Michael Wees

Original Music
Vincent Letellier

Documentary – History & Adventure

Serie 6×52’

English, French

Shooting Format
Digital Beta 16 x 9, NTSC & PAL

Delivery Support
Digital Beta 16 x 9, NTSC & PAL

Copyright: 2004

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