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DANCING IN THE DARK
Rating: AA
Runtime: 93 mins.
Language: English

DANCING IN THE DARK (1986)

When Edna (Martha Henry) discovers her husband’s affair after 20 years of marriage, the sense of betrayal is devastating and literally drives her mad. From the novel by Joan Barfoot.

Director: Leon Marr - Writer(s): Leon Marr
DEAD RINGERS
Rating: R
Runtime: 113 mins.
Language: English

DEAD RINGERS (1989)

Twin gynecologists Elliot and Beverly Mantle (Jeremy Irons in a dual role) share everything until a beautiful actress comes between them and disrupts their disturbing and fragile equilibrium.

Director: David Cronenberg - Writer(s): Norman Snider, David Cronenberg
DEADLY CURRENTS
Rating: AA
Runtime: 115 mins.
Language: English

DEADLY CURRENTS (1991)

This fast-paced documentary probes the murky world of Arab-Israeli politics, focusing on the lives of refugees and settlers and interspersing street footage from Gaza and the West Bank with interviews with journalists, soldiers, artists, academics and victims of violence

Director: Simcha Jacobovici - Writer(s): n/a
DÉDÉ, À TRAVERS LES BRUMES / THROUGH THE MIST
Rating: NR
Runtime: 2009 mins.
Language: French

DÉDÉ, À TRAVERS LES BRUMES / THROUGH THE MIST (2009)

The year it took Dédé Fortin to write and record Dehors Novembre is revisited in this biographical drama. Swinging between crippling despair and fervent creativity, the past that haunted Fortin until his death lingers throughout and serves as a poignant grace note for the creation of the band’s last album. Starring Sébastien Ricard.

Director: Jean-Philippe Duval - Writer(s): Jean-Philippe Duval
DOWN THE ROAD AGAIN
Rating: PG
Runtime: 84 mins.
Language: English

DOWN THE ROAD AGAIN (2011)

Goin’ Down the Road is a Canadian classic about Cape Bretoners Pete and Joey who head to Toronto to find a better life. Picking up the action 40 years later, Pete learns of Joey’s death and embarks on a cross-country road trip to take his ashes back to Cape Breton.

Director: Don Shebib - Writer(s): Don Shebib
EARTH
Rating: AA
Runtime: 102 mins.
Language: Hindi, English, Parsee, Punjabi and Urdu

EARTH (1998)

The emotionally charged tale of India and Pakistan’s road to independence told through the eyes of a diverse group of friends in Lahore.

Director: Deepa Mehta - Writer(s): Bapsi Sidhwa (novel), Deepa Mehta
EMPORTE-MOI / SET ME FREE
Rating: AA
Runtime: 95 mins.
Language: French

EMPORTE-MOI / SET ME FREE (1999)

A tomboyish 13-year-old girl (Karine Vanasse) finds escape at the movies and navigates the tricky terrain of adolescence.

Director: Léa Pool - Writer(s): Nancy Huston, Léa Pool, Isabelle Raynault
EMPz 4 Life
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 113 mins.
Language: English

EMPz 4 Life (2006)

Renowned documentarian King focuses his lens on the prejudice, hope and despair swirling around four men coming of age in Toronto’s Malvern area.

Director: Allan King - Writer(s): n/a
ENEMY
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

ENEMY (2013)

A mild-mannered history professor seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie. A tense, uncommonly adventurous thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal in a dual performance.

Director: Denis Villeneuve - Writer(s): Denis Villeneuve
ENFANTS DE CHOEUR! / THE CHOIR BOYS
Rating: NR
Runtime: n/a mins.
Language: French, English

ENFANTS DE CHOEUR! / THE CHOIR BOYS (1999)

A documentary focusing on the relationships between a choir of homeless men in Montreal and their founder and choirmaster, Pierre. Director Isacsson followed the motley crew for 18 months to capture this fascinating story.

Director: Magnus Isacsson - Writer(s): Magnus Isacsson

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