Jean Béliveau was, between 1950 and 1971, one of the greatest hockey players of his time. Gentleman, a businessman, a captain, a star, a husband, a father, his story is also that of the Quebec-Montreal rivalry. The Quebec of the Quiet Revolution, the French Canadians’ takeover, the modernization of hockey, the assertion of players in front of the leaders of the league and the “making” of a national hero.
The series tells the story of his life as he moved from the Ace of Quebec to the Montreal Canadiens. Under the sign of loyalty, respect, righteousness, resilience and incredible adaptability, the series presents in five episodes, the learning path traveled by this “great” boy from Victoriaville.