|Blindness 2008 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller / Romance
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Cast: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Alice Braga, Danny Glover, Gael Garcia Bernal, Yusuke Iseya, Jason Bermingham, Cica Meirelles, Don McKellar, Eduardo Semerjian, Joe Pingue, Susan Coyne, Mitchell Nye, Fabiana Guglielmetti, Antonio Fragoso
An epidemic of blindness hits a city, and those afflicted are forced into an abandoned hospital by the authoritarian government. Among those quarantined are an ophthalmologist (Mark Ruffalo) and his wife (Julianne Moore) who has not been affected but pretends to be blind so that she can help her husband and the others. As time passes, a bartender (Gael Garcia Bernal) appoints himself "King of Ward Three" and assumes the role of a dictator. Now, primal instincts take over the blind residents of the hospital as their world spirals downward. Will their only seeing person be able to lead them to safety?
|Camilla 1994 PG-13, 90 min.|
Director: Deepa Mehta
Cast: Jessica Tandy, Elias Koteas, Maury Chaykin, Graham Greene, Hume Cronyn, Bridget Fonda, Atom Egoyan, Don McKellar, Ranjit Chowdhry
Camilla (Jessica Tandy) is a sheltered, elderly woman who forms a bond with a young musician (Bridget Fonda), and, together, they head off on a road to self-discovery. Jessica's last movie.
|Clean 2004 R, 110 min.|
Director: Olivier Assayas
Cast: Maggie Cheung, Nick Nolte, Beatrice Dalle, Jeanne Balibar, Don McKellar, Martha Henry, James Johnston, James Dennis, Remi Martin, Laetitia Spigarelli, Mary Moulds, Jodi Crawford
After years of addiction and then recovery, Emily Wang (Maggie Cheung) tries to get her life back on the right track so that she can properly care for her son who is now in the legal custody of her father-in-law Albrecht (Nick Nolte) and his dying wife, Rosemary (Martha Henry).
|The Event 2003 R, 110 min.|
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
Cast: Parker Posey, Don McKellar, Olympia Dukakis, Sarah Polley, Jane Leeves, Brent Carver, Joanna Adler, Rejean Cournoyer, Christina Zorich, Dick Latessa, Cynthia Preston, Gianna Marciante
AIDS patient Matt (Don McKellar) is found dead in his Chelsea apartment, and assistant D.A. Nicole "Nick" De Vivo (Parker Posey) is called on to investigate what looks like a suicide. Could it be that Matt participated in an Event: a farewell party that culminates in assisted suicide?
|ExistenZ 1999 R, 97 min.|
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Ian Holm, Don McKellar, Callum Keith Rennie, Sarah Polley, Christopher Eccleston, Robert A. Silverman, Kris Lemche
Players in this adventure cannot differentiate between what is real and not in a new virtual reality game.
|In the Presence of Mine Enemies 1997 PG-13, 96 min.|
Director: Joan Micklin Silver
Cast: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Charles Dance, Elina Lowensohn, Chad Lowe, Don McKellar, Tony Nardi, John Dunn-Hill, Peter Friedman, Jason Shayne Schwartz, Alon Nashman, Susan Almgren, Alexandra Clermont
A Rabbi (Armin Mueller-Stahl) struggles to keep his faith and his family together in a Warsaw ghetto during the days preceding the Jewish uprising during World War II.
|Last Night 1998 R, 95 min.|
Director: Don McKellar
Cast: Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Callum Keith Rennie, Sarah Polley, David Cronenberg, Tracy Wright, Genevieve Bujold, Roberta Maxwell, Robin Gammell, Trent McMullen
A small group of Canadians prepares for the end of the world as Y2K approaches in this darkly humorous tale of how individuals choose their own unique methods of dealing with expected doom.
|The Passion of Ayn Rand 1999 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Christopher Menaul
Cast: Helen Mirren, Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Peter Fonda, Sybil Temchen, Tom McCamus, Don McKellar, David Ferry, Donald Carrier, Hamish McEwan
The celebrated atheist, author/philosopher Ayn Rand, is portrayed well by Helen Mirren, but that is about all that is good about this film. This is the story of Ayn's private life, concentrating on her affair with a much younger man–with the permission of both her husband and her lover's wife.
|The Red Violin 1998 N/R, 131 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Musical / Romance
Director: Francois Girard
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Don McKellar, Carlo Cecchi, Irene Grazioli, Jean-Luc Bideau, Jason Flemyng, Greta Scacchi, Sylvia Chang, Colm Feore, Monique Mercure, Anita Laurenzi, Tommaso Puntelli, Aldo Brugnini, Sandra Oh
This film traces the story of a fictional, 300-year-old violin from its 17th-century Italian creation as it is transported throughout Europe and Asia through a number of owners, and, finally, to Canada where it is spotted by Charles Morritz (Samuel L. Jackson).
|Waydowntown 2000 R, 85 min.|
Director: Gary Burns
Cast: Fab Filippo, Don McKellar, Marya Delver, Gordon Currie, Jennifer Clement, Tammy Isbell, Tobias Godson, James McBurney, Nick Cleary, Brian Stollery
Four young employees of a Calgary, Alberta, downtown corporate office have bet each other one month's salary, which will go to the one who can stay indoors the longest. All live in the downtown area and can use its above-ground, glass skywalks and underground tunnels to get where they need to go. Now, it is day 28, and the situation is becoming increasingly unstable as the foursome discovers that living within the confines of the city's urban complex can be quite constricting.
|1. Blindness (2008)|
2. Camilla (1994)
3. Clean (2004)
4. The Event (2003)
5. ExistenZ (1999)
6. Exotica (1994)
7. In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997)
8. Last Night (1998)
9. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
10. The Red Violin (1998)
11. Waydowntown (2000)
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