Tag: CANADA

May 13, 2019 / Comedy

This lively and off-beat Canadian comedy tells the tale of a regular Joe whose life is turned topsy turvy when he teams up with a strange restaurateur who convinces the fellow to invest in his latest project: an Italian restaurant with operatic waiters.

May 6, 2019 / Drama

Following the sudden death of Albert, her husband of 40 years, Adèle, the mother of eight children already in her 50s, finds herself alone, cheated and betrayed by life. Faced with her grudges, she risks sinking into depression, but finally manages to take control of her destiny and open up to the world surrounding her.

May 4, 2019 / Foreign

Quebec, the 1830s and 1840s. As she attends the bedside of Jérôme, her second husband, Élisabeth recalls her youth, her marriage to her first husband, Antoine, life in remote Kamouraska where he is seigneur, their love dissolving in his mental illness and cruelties, her falling in love with an American physician, Georges Nelson, and the aftermath of Antoine’s violent death.

April 9, 2019 / Drama

Summer’s Children is the story of a young man who tries to escape his troubled home and sister to find a new life for himself. He takes on a new job and enters into new relationships, but his sister pursues him in a cat and mouse game, getting into trouble in the city’s seedy underground. In a series of flashbacks, we discover the reasons for his initial departure, as he and his sister try to find a peaceful resolution to their feelings about each other.

April 3, 2019 / Drama

Football is the focus of this drama, adapted from Frederick Exley’s famous novel. It tells the tale of an aspiring writer obsessed with football. His father was a football star, and the writer, wanting to follow in his dad’s illustrious footsteps, constantly berates himself for not having any talent for the sport at all. The young man becomes so distraught, that he winds up in a mental hospital. In time, he comes to accept the fact that he is destined to be only a fan of the game.

March 15, 2019 / Sci-Fi

The year is 2053, where North America is a land of poverty and desperation. A cargo van of strangers all paying their way to Neon City traverses the dangerous landscape polluted beyond repair, where toxic “Xander clouds” threaten to mutilate all who breathe it in. Despite their standoffish distrust of each other, the passengers have to band together – but one of them is not who he claims to be.

March 11, 2019 / Drama

Two boys live harmoniously with their parents in Toronto, when the equilibrium of their lives is upset by the advent of an aunt, who has just left psychiatric hospital.

January 28, 2019 / TV Movie