The story of Monica la mitraille as told by her son
Maman la mitraille is Monica as told by her son, Gilles Tessier. With the image of his mother’s pop-culture heroine firmly under his skin, Gilles decides to conduct his own investigation to better understand who she was. What’s the story behind this bank robber, one of Canada’s most notorious criminals? Gilles was just 18 months old when his mother was shot dead on September 19, 1967. Today, this fate has shaken him more than ever, and he feels a deep desire to reclaim his history.