|My Uncle Antoine 1971 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Claude Jutra
Cast: Jean Duceppe, Jacques Gagnon, Olivette Thibault, Lyne Champagne, Claude Jutra, Lionel Villeneuve, Helene Loiselle, Mario Dubuc, Lise Brunelle, Alain Legendre, Robin Marcoux, Serge Evers, Monique Mercure, Georges Alexander, Rene Salvatore Catta
Set in a 1940s' French Canadian mining town during the Christmas season, this is a coming-of-age story of 14-year-old orphan Benoit (Jacques Gagnon) who lives with his Aunt Cecile (Olivette Thibault) and Uncle Antoine (Jean Duceppe). The film won several awards from the Canadian Film Institute, including Best Picture and Director.
|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).
|Set Me Free 1999 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama / Romance
Director: Lea Pool
Cast: Karine Vanasse, Pascale Bussieres, Miki Manojlovic, Alexandre Merineau, Anne-Marie Cadieux, Monique Mercure, Charlotte Christeler, Nancy Huston, Marie-Helene Gagnon, Sebastien Burns, Carl Hennebert-Faulkner, Jacques Galipeau, Normand Canac-Marquis, Suzanne Garceau, Gary Boudreault
Hanna (Karine Vanasse) is an unhappy 13 year old looking for love and her place in the world–away from the feuding that goes on endlessly at home between her Catholic mother (Pascale Bussieres) and Jewish father (Miki Manojlovic). Hanna falls in love with actress Anna Karina and her role of descending into prostitution. Later, Hanna transfers that love to her schoolteacher (Nancy Huston), and she pursues her.
|1. My Uncle Antoine (1971)|
2. Naked Lunch (1991)
3. The Red Violin (1998)
4. Set Me Free (1999)
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