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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
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

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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: R
Runtime: 97 mins.
Language: French

LÉOLO (1991)

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: Jean-Claude Lauzon - Writer(s): Jean-Claude Lauzon
LES BONS DÉBARRAS / GOOD RIDDANCE
Rating: R
Runtime: 120 mins.
Language: French

LES BONS DÉBARRAS / GOOD RIDDANCE (1980)

A mother who has to take care of her difficult brother is in trouble with her rebellious daughter.

Director: Francis Mankiewicz - Writer(s): Réjean Ducharme
LES ÊTRES CHERS / THE LOVED ONES
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 102 mins.
Language: French

LES ÊTRES CHERS / THE LOVED ONES (2016)

When a beloved patriarch commits suicide, the family he leaves behind is tasked with picking up the pieces. Decades later, his final act still echoes through lessons in love, loss and how to move forward. Nominated for seven Canadian Screen Awards, including Best Motion Picture.

Director: Anne Émond - Writer(s): Anne Émond
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 find 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

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