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LA FACE CACHÉE DANS LA LUNE / FAR SIDE OF THE MOON
Rating: PG
Runtime: 105 mins.
Language: French

LA FACE CACHÉE DANS LA LUNE / FAR SIDE OF THE MOON (2003)

After the death of his mother, a lonely 40-something (Lepage) tries to rekindle a relationship with his brother while undertaking an extraterrestrial outreach project. Adapted from Lepage’s own play.

Director: Robert Lepage - Writer(s): Robert Lepage
LA FEMME QUI BOIT / THE WOMAN WHO DRINKS
Rating: 13+
Runtime: 91 mins.
Language: French

LA FEMME QUI BOIT / THE WOMAN WHO DRINKS (2001)

Paulette (Elise Guilbault) reflects on three key scenes in the evolution of her alcoholism. This character study also features Luc Picard and Michel Forget.

Director: Bernard Émond - Writer(s): Bernard Émond
LA GRENOUILLE ET LA BALEINE / THE TADPOLE AND THE WHALE
Rating: G
Runtime: 91 mins.
Language: French

LA GRENOUILLE ET LA BALEINE / THE TADPOLE AND THE WHALE (1987)

A young girl has a special friendship with a whale and a dolphin, but her world could change dramatically if her grandfather sells his hotel by the ocean.

Director: Jean-Claude Lord - Writer(s): Jean-Claude Lord, Lise Thouin, Jacques Bobet, André Melançon
LA GUERRE DES TUQUES / THE DOG WHO STOPPED THE WAR
Rating: G
Runtime: 92 mins.
Language: French

LA GUERRE DES TUQUES / THE DOG WHO STOPPED THE WAR (1984)

During the Christmas holidays, the children of a village split into two gangs for a snowball war.

Director: André Melançon - Writer(s): Roger Cantin, Danyèle Patenaude
LA GUERRE DU FEU / QUEST FOR FIRE
Rating: AA
Runtime: 100 mins.
Language: No language

LA GUERRE DU FEU / QUEST FOR FIRE (1982)

A trio of prehistoric warriors travel the earth in search of f ire, encountering sabre-toothed tigers, mammoths and cannibals.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud - Writer(s): Gérard Brach, J.H. Rosny Sr. (novel)
LA MEMOIRE DES ANGES/THE MEMORIES OF ANGELS
Rating: NR
Runtime: 80 mins.
Language: English and French

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LA MEMOIRE DES ANGES/THE MEMORIES OF ANGELS (2008)

A chronicle of the evolution of the city of Montreal, from its industrial heyday to its time as a stage for the Quiet Revolution and Expo 67.

Director: Luc Bourdon - Writer(s): n/a
LA MOITIÉ GAUCHE DU FRIGO /
 THE LEFT SIDE OF THE FRIDGE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: French

LA MOITIÉ GAUCHE DU FRIGO /
 THE LEFT SIDE OF THE FRIDGE (2000)

Christophe agrees to be f ilmed by his roommate while he is searching for a more meaningful career. Unfortunately, the camera crew proves to be a hindrance in his job hunt. Featuring Paul Ahmarani  and Stéphane Demers.

Director: Philippe Falardeau - Writer(s): Philippe Falardeau
LA NEUVAINE / THE NOVENA
Rating: G
Runtime: 97 mins.
Language: French

LA NEUVAINE / THE NOVENA (1997)

The stories of two strangers brought together by chance are woven into a meditation on retaining faith when faced with senseless violence. Starring Elise Guilbault and Patrick Drolet.

Director: Bernard Émond - Writer(s): Bernard Émond
LA PEAU BLANCHE / WHITE SKIN
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 92 mins.
Language: French

LA PEAU BLANCHE / WHITE SKIN (2004)

A pair of friends discover that the girls they’ve been dating may be vampires. With Marc Paquet and Marianne Farley.

Director: Daniel Roby - Writer(s): Joël Champetier (novel and screenplay), Daniel Roby
LA SARRASINE
Rating: AA
Runtime: 109 mins.
Language: French

LA SARRASINE (1992)

A beautifully rendered story of an Italian-Canadian couple in 1904 Montreal, caught in the tension between the city’s Italian- and French-Canadian communities. Tony Nardi won a Genie for his performance.

Director: Paula Tana - Writer(s): Tony Nardi, Bruno Ramirez, Paul Tana

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