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LAST WEDDING
Rating: R
Runtime: 100 mins.
Language: English

LAST WEDDING (2001)

Three couples tie the knot, but their relationships quickly begin to break down.

Director: Bruce Sweeney - Writer(s): Bruce Sweeney
LAST WOMAN STANDING
Rating: PG
Runtime: 88 mins.
Language: English

LAST WOMAN STANDING (2013)

World champion boxers and best friends Ariane Fortin and Mary Spencer must compete against one another for the first time ever as they fight for an Olympic dream that can only come true for one of them.

Director: Juliet Lammers, Lorraine Price - Writer(s): n/a
LAURENCE ANYWAYS
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 167 mins.
Language: French

LAURENCE ANYWAYS (2012)

This touching drama charts a decade in a couple’s tumultuous relationship as transgendered Laurence makes the transition from the life of a man to that of a woman. Starring Melvil Poupaud and Suzanne Clément.

Director: Xavier Dolan - Writer(s): Xavier Dolan
LE CHAT DANS LE SAC / THE CAT IN THE BAG
Rating: AA
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

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LE CHAT DANS LE SAC / THE CAT IN THE BAG (1970)

Two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in search of a better life. Starring Doug McGrath and Paul Bradley.

Director: Don Shebib - Writer(s): William Fruet, Don Shebib
LE CONFESSIONNAL / THE CONFESSIONAL
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 100 mins.
Language: French

LE CONFESSIONNAL / THE CONFESSIONAL (1995)

After the death of his father, an adopted man begins to search for his true identity, told by his mother only to a priest in the confessional.

Director: Robert Lepage - Writer(s): Robert Lepage
LE DÉCLIN DE L’EMPIRE AMÉRICAIN / 
THE DECLINE OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 101 mins.
Language: French

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LE DÉCLIN DE L’EMPIRE AMÉRICAIN / 
THE DECLINE OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE (1986)

A comedy of manners constructed around conversations about sex, love and life between eight academics who are friends, lovers or both. Nominated for an Academy Award and winner of nine Genie Awards.

Director: Denys Arcand - Writer(s): Denys Arcand
LE DÉMANTÈLEMENT / THE DISMANTLING
Rating: PG
Runtime: 111 mins.
Language: French

LE DÉMANTÈLEMENT / THE DISMANTLING (2013)

When his daughter asks him for financial help to avoid losing her home, dedicated father Gaby (Gabriel Arcand) decides to dismantle the family farm. An elegiac film about the decline of rural Quebec, and a moving study of human dignity. Arcand won the Canadian Screen Award for his role as Gaby.

Director: Sébastien Pilote - Writer(s): Sébastien Pilote
LE JOUR AVANT LE LENDEMAIN / BEFORE TOMORROW
Rating: PG
Runtime: 93 mins.
Language: Inuktitut

LE JOUR AVANT LE LENDEMAIN / BEFORE TOMORROW (2008)

Based on the book Før Morgendagen by famed Danish author Jørn Riel, this touching story distills the grand narrative of f irst contact into an intimate tale of  two women in a 19th-century Inuit village.

Director: Madeline Ivalu, Marie-Hélène Cousineau - Writer(s): Susan Avingaq, Marie-Hélène Cousineau, Madeline Ivalu
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 SEXE DES ÉTOILES / THE SEX OF THE STARS
Rating: AA
Runtime: 104 mins.
Language: French

LE SEXE DES ÉTOILES / THE SEX OF THE STARS (1993)

Reunited after many years, a young girl learns to love the woman her father has become. Nominated for seven Genie Awards, and starring Marianne Coquelicot Mercier, Denis Mercier and Tobie Pelletier.

Director: Paule Baillargeon - Writer(s): Monique Proulx

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