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AU CLAIR DE LA LUNE
Rating: AA
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: French

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AU CLAIR DE LA LUNE (1983)

An average guy whose only passion is bowling forms an unlikely friendship with a gay albino named François. Starring Michel Côté and Guy L’Écuyer.

Director: André Forcier - Writer(s): Bernard Lalonde, Guy L’Écuyer, Jacques Marcotte, André Forcier, Michel Pratt, Michel Côté
AVOIR 16 ANS / TO BE SIXTEEN
Rating: NR
Runtime: 125 mins.
Language: French

AVOIR 16 ANS / TO BE SIXTEEN (1979)

An austere and moving study of youthful dissent and institutional repression told from the point of view of a rebellious 16-year-old, Louis (Yves Benoît).

Director: Jean Pierre Lefebvre - Writer(s): Claude Paquette, Jean Pierre Lefebvre
BABINE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 112 mins.
Language: French

BABINE (2008)

Babine (Vincent-Guillaume Otis) is a simple-minded child who is shunned and mistrusted because his mother was a witch. When the village priest is found dead, Babine seems the likely scapegoat, but his mentor, Toussaint Brodeur, is determined to save the boy.

Director: Luc Picard - Writer(s): Fred Pellerin
BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY
Rating: NR
Runtime: 73 mins.
Language: Silent

BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY (1919)

After her father is killed by an outlaw disguised as a Mountie, Dolores marries Peter and they set to the sea. But soon enough, Dolores comes face-to-face with her father’s killer — the captain of their ship.

1919 / Director: David M. Hartford / Writers: James Oliver Curwood, Nell Shipman / 73 min / Silent / NR

Director: David M. Hartford - Writer(s): James Oliver Curwood, Nell Shipman
BACKCOUNTRY
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 92 mins.
Language: English

BACKCOUNTRY (2014)

14A A romantic camping trip set to take place in the hunting grounds of a ferociously hungry bear. What could possibly go wrong? Starring Missy Peregrym and Jeff Roop.

Director: Adam MacDonald - Writer(s): Adam MacDonald
BACKROADS (BEARWALKER)
Rating: NR
Runtime: 83 mins.
Language: English

BACKROADS (BEARWALKER) (2000)

On a fictional Canadian reserve, a mysterious evil known as “the Bearwalker” begins stalking the community. Meanwhile, police prejudice and racial injustice strike fear in the hearts of four sisters.

Director: Shirley Cheechoo - Writer(s): Shirley Cheechoo
BAR SALON
Rating: NR
Runtime: 84 mins.
Language: French

BAR SALON (1974)

Charles (Guy L’Écuyer) is a 50-something bar owner whose business is on the verge of going under in this witty and wry snapshot of working-class Quebec life.

Director: André Forcier - Writer(s): André Forcier
BARRYMORE
Rating: PG
Runtime: 83 mins.
Language: English

BARRYMORE (2011)

Christopher Plummer reprises his celebrated stage incarnation of Hollywood legend John Barrymore reviewing his life while rehearsing for a performance of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Based on the play by William Luce.

Director: Érik Canuel - Writer(s): Érik Canuel
BEAUTY DAY
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 92 mins.
Language: English

BEAUTY DAY (2011)

What motivates someone to snort eggs through their nostrils, ski off a rooftop or attempt to remove a swimming pool cover through the most reckless method imaginable? Welcome to the mind of Ralph Zavadil, better known by his fans as public-access cable hero Cap’n Video.

Director: Jay Cheel - Writer(s): Jay Cheel
BEEBA BOYS
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 103 mins.
Language: English

BEEBA BOYS (2015)

Gang violence and a maelstrom of crime rock Vancouver in this flashy, dangerous thriller about the Indo-Canadian underworld. Starring Randeep Hooda and Ali Momen.

Director: Deepa Mehta - Writer(s): Deepa Mehta

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