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LE PAPILLON BLEU / THE BLUE BUTTERFLY
Rating: PG
Runtime: 97 mins.
Language: English and Spanish

LE PAPILLON BLEU / THE BLUE BUTTERFLY (2004)

The true story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to capture the most beautiful butterfly on earth. Starring William Hurt.

Director: Léa Pool - Writer(s): Pete McCormack
LE VENDEUR / THE SALESMAN
Rating: G
Runtime: 107 mins.
Language: French

LE VENDEUR / THE SALESMAN (2011)

In a small Quebec town that’s in decline, a fast-talking car salesman (Gilbert Sicotte) who’s past retirement age continues to show up for work every day.

Director: Sébastien Pilote - Writer(s): Sébastien Pilote
LE VIEUX PAYS OÙ RIMBAUD EST MORT / 
THE OLD COUNTRY WHERE RIMBAUD DIED
Rating: NR
Runtime: 113 mins.
Language: French

LE VIEUX PAYS OÙ RIMBAUD EST MORT / 
THE OLD COUNTRY WHERE RIMBAUD DIED (1977)

Abel travels to France to see the land of his ancestors but discovers that the France he believes in no longer exists.

Director: Jean Pierre Lefebvre - Writer(s): Mireille Amiel, Jean Pierre Lefebvre
LEAVE THEM LAUGHING
Rating: NR
Runtime: 89 mins.
Language: English

LEAVE THEM LAUGHING (2010)

Once a nationally-known performer of ballads, skits and self-parody, now fated by Lou Gehrig’s disease to perish within a year, the remarkable Carla Zilbersmith quips about death and vows to exit laughing.

Director: John Zaritsky - Writer(s): n/a
LEGEND OF A WARRIOR
Rating: NR
Runtime: 78 mins.
Language: English

LEGEND OF A WARRIOR (2012)

Filmmaker Lee reconnects with his estranged 70-year-old father — a charismatic martial artist with street-fighter instincts — by training with him at his Edmonton gym.

Director: Corey Lee - Writer(s): Corey Lee
LÉOLO
Rating: n/a
Runtime: n/a mins.
Language:

LÉOLO

1991 / Director-Writer: Jean-Claude Lauzon / 97 min / French / R
Young Léo is torn between two worlds — the Montreal tenement where he lives with his dysfunctional family and the world he imagines in his writing. Featuring Maxime Collin and Gilbert Sicotte.

Director: n/a - Writer(s): n/a
LES INVASIONS BARBARES / 
THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 122 mins.
Language: French

LES INVASIONS BARBARES / 
THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS (2003)

A man dying of cancer (Rémy Girard) tries to f ind peace with friends and family in his last moments. 
Won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Director: Denys Arcand - Writer(s): Denys Arcand
LES NOCES DE PAPIER / PAPER WEDDING
Rating: PG
Runtime: 95 mins.
Language: French, Spanish, Italian, English and Polish

LES NOCES DE PAPIER / PAPER WEDDING (1990)

A teacher (Geneviève Bujold) with a married lover agrees to a marriage of convenience to help a Latin American refugee.

Director: Michel Brault - Writer(s): Alberto Kurapel, Hélène Lebeau, Jefferson Lewis, Andrée Pelletier
LES ORDRES / ORDERS
Rating: PG
Runtime: 109 mins.
Language: French

LES ORDRES / ORDERS (1974)

In 1970, under the pretext of waging war against the Quebec Liberation Front (FLQ), the Canadian Parliament votes in the War Measures Act.

Director: Michel Brault - Writer(s): 109
LES PLOUFFE / THE PLOUFFE FAMILY
Rating: 1981
Runtime: 227 mins.
Language: French

LES PLOUFFE / THE PLOUFFE FAMILY (1981)

A saga about the Plouffe family in working-class, WWII-era Quebec, based on Roger Lemelin’s novel. Starring Gabriel Arcand.

Director: Gilles Carle - Writer(s): Gilles Carle, Roger Lemelin

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