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LES TRIPLETTES DE BELLEVILLE / 
THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE
Rating: G
Runtime: 80 mins.
Language: French

LES TRIPLETTES DE BELLEVILLE / 
THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE (2003)

When her cyclist grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her dog join up with an aged trio of singing and dancing sisters to rescue him. This animated film was nominated for two Academy Awards.

Director: Sylvain Chomet - Writer(s): Sylvain Chomet
LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME
Rating: PG
Runtime: 103 mins.
Language: English

LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME (1975)

Ted Allan adapted his own story about a young Jewish boy who comes of age in 1920s Montreal, with modern parents and a whimsical old-world grandfather.

Director: Ján Kadár - Writer(s): Ted Allan
LIFE CLASSES
Rating: PG
Runtime: 117 mins.
Language: English

LIFE CLASSES (1987)

A young Cape Breton woman moves to Halifax with her child and tries to become an artist.

Director: William D. MacGillivray - Writer(s): William D. MacGillivray
LIKE A DREAM THAT VANISHES
Rating: NR
Runtime: 40 mins.
Language: English

LIKE A DREAM THAT VANISHES (2000)

The ephemerality of life is echoed in the temporal nature of f ilm — imageless emulsion is intercut with brief shots of natural elements and the stages of human life.

Director: Barbara Sternberg - Writer(s): n/a
LILIES
Rating: AA
Runtime: 95 mins.
Language: English and French

LILIES (1996)

A bishop visits a Quebecois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend who was jailed for murder 40 years earlier and is forced to watch a play depicting the true events of the murder.

Director: John Greyson - Writer(s): Michel Marc Bouchard
LOLA
Rating: AA
Runtime: 97 mins.
Language: English

LOLA (2001)

Frantic Lola leaves her controlling boyfriend and skips town, assuming the identity of a prostitute who she spends the evening with. Starring Sabrina Grdevich and Colm Feore.

Director: Carl Bessai - Writer(s): Carl Bessai
LONELY BOY
Rating: PG
Runtime: 27 mins.
Language: English

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LONELY BOY (1962)

This film chronicles the career of teen singing sensation Paul Anka. A classic documentary about one of Canada’s music icons.

Director: Wolf Koenig, Roman Kroitor - Writer(s): n/a
LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
Rating: AA
Runtime: 173 mins.
Language: English

LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (1996)

An aspiring writer’s account of his life with a drug-addled mother, an aging actor-father and an unstable, drunk brother. Based on Eugene O’Neill’s play, and starring William Hutt, Martha Henry and Martha Burns.

Director: David Wellington - Writer(s): Eugene O'Neill
LOVE, SEX AND EATING THE BONES
Rating: 18A
Runtime: 100 mins.
Language: English

LOVE, SEX AND EATING THE BONES (2003)

A young, urban man (Hill Harper) discovers that love can be stronger than fantasy when he falls for the girl of his dreams (Marlyne Afflack).

Director: Sudz Sutherland - Writer(s): Sudz Sutherland
LUCK
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 91 mins.
Language: English

LUCK (2004)

During the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series, Shane Bradley’s failure to win the girl of his dreams leads to a f ixation with luck and gambling. Starring Sarah Polley and Luke Kirby.

Director: Peter Wellington - Writer(s): Peter Wellington

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