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RÉJEANNE PADOVANI
Rating: PG
Runtime: 94 mins.
Language: French

RÉJEANNE PADOVANI (1973)

A biting social satire about a highway developer who throws a fancy dinner party to celebrate the opening of a new highway, with many important politicians, judges and movers-and-shakers in attendance.

Director: Denys Arcand - Writer(s): Jacques W. Benoît, Denys Arcand
REPEATERS
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 89 mins.
Language: English

REPEATERS (2010)

A gritty mind-bending thriller about three 20-somethings who find themselves in an impossible time labyrinth, where each morning they awaken to the same terrifying day as the preceding one. Starring Dustin Milligan, Amanda Crew and Richard de Klerk.

Director: Carl Bessai - Writer(s): Arne Olsen
REQUIEM POUR UN BEAU SANS COEUR / REQUIEM FOR A HANDSOME BASTARD
Rating: AA
Runtime: 93 mins.
Language: French

REQUIEM POUR UN BEAU SANS COEUR / REQUIEM FOR A HANDSOME BASTARD (1992)

The last three days in the life of a notorious convicted murderer, as seen through the eyes of eight different people.

Director: Robert Morin - Writer(s): Robert Morin
REVOLUTION
Rating: PG
Runtime: 85 mins.
Language: English

REVOLUTION (2012)

Stunning natural landscapes highlight the spectre of environmental degradation and climate change as Stewart finds hope in the efforts of young activists around the world who are striving to protect our planet and our future.

Director: Rob Stewart - Writer(s): n/a
RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 88 mins.
Language: English

RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS (2013)

Fifteen-year-old Aila takes over the family business — drug dealing — while her dad is in prison, and tries to stay out of the clutches of the evil residential school official, Popper. With moments of tenderness, magic realism and wry humour, this portrait 
of life on a 1970s reservation is both entertaining and moving.

Director: Jeff Barnaby - Writer(s): Jeff Barnaby
RIVER OF MY DREAMS: A PORTRAIT OF GORDON PINSENT
Rating: G
Runtime: 104 mins.
Language: English

RIVER OF MY DREAMS: A PORTRAIT OF GORDON PINSENT (2016)

A profile of Canadian icon Gordon Pinsent, who left Newfoundland in the late 1940s to launch a seven-decade career as one of the most beloved figures in Canadian film and TV.

Director: Brigitte Berman - Writer(s): n/a
ROADKILL
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 85 mins.
Language: English

ROADKILL (1989)

Ramona is sent to recover an errant band who are in danger of missing the final date on their tour, and has her own adventure in the wilds of Canada. With Don McKellar and Valerie Buhagiar.

Director: Bruce McDonald - Writer(s): Don McKellar, Bruce McDonald
ROCK & RULE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 77 mins.
Language: English

ROCK & RULE (1983)

A malevolent rock star kidnaps a singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon, and her band must help her to stop his evil plan. Canada’s first animated feature, with songs by Iggy Pop and Lou Reed.

Director: Clive A. Smith - Writer(s): John Halfpenny, Patrick Loubert, Peter Sauder
ROCKS AT WHISKEY TRENCH
Rating: PG
Runtime: 105 mins.
Language: English

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ROCKS AT WHISKEY TRENCH (2000)

On August 28, 1990, in the midst of the Oka crisis, dozens of cars drove from the Mohawk community of Kahnawake over Montreal’s Mercier Bridge, where an angry mob met them with violence — and rocks. Obomsawin’s documentary gives the Mohawk rebels a voice in a cacophonous time.

Director: Alanis Obomsawin - Writer(s): Alanis Obomsawin
ROLLERCOASTER
Rating: AA
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

ROLLERCOASTER (1999)

Five teenagers break into a defunct amusement park in search of fantasy but f ind personal demons instead. With Brendan Fletcher and Kett Turton.

Director: Scott Smith - Writer(s): Scott Smith

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