The village of L’Espérance is perched between the mountains and the great river. Its inhabitants include young people – who don’t have much of a future – as well as many widows and old men. The village continues to be haunted by the tragic death of 13 miners. One day, a stranger arrives.
Tag Archives: Canada
2 fois une femme / Twice a woman (2010) François Delisle, Evelyne Rompré, Marc Béland, Marie Brassard, Drama
Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles (1998) Jennifer Baichwal, Paul Bowles, William S. Burroughs, Cherifa, Documentary, Biography
One of the most enigmatic artists of the 20th century, writer, composer and wanderer Paul Bowles (1910-1999) is profiled by a filmmaker who has been obsessed with his genius since age nineteen. Set against the dramatic landscape of North Africa, the mystery of Bowles (famed author of The Sheltering Sky) begins to unravel in Jennifer Baichwal’s poetic and moving Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles.
Dear Mr. Gacy (2010) Svetozar Ristovski, William Forsythe, Jesse Moss, Emma Lahana, Crime, Drama, Thriller
1993. Overachieving college student Jason Moss, fascinated by serial crime, decides to write his criminology class term paper on John Wayne Gacy, who is on death row and scheduled to be executed in six months time. Jason’s criminology professor, Mr. Harris, will only allow Jason to write his paper on Gacy if Jason can come up with a fresh angle, as he himself believes the topic of serial killers is already overexposed.
Jennifer, a young, ambitious executive running promotions at a failing Boston mall comes up with a genius promotional gimmick to save her workplace and position herself for advancement: hold a “Hunky Santa” contest to replace the old Mall Santa.
Natives of a small lumber town in Northern Quebec, three childhood friends decide to treat themselves to a dream weekend. Pretending that it’s their annual fishing trip, the three buddies slip away secretly for a wild vacation in Amsterdam. On their return, one of the friends goes missing and this triggers an unstoppable chain of deceit that shatters their beautiful friendship
You Are Here (2010) Daniel Cockburn, Tracy Wright, Shannon Beckner, Richard Clarkin, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A fantasy about a reclusive woman who searches for meaning in the mysterious documents that keep appearing to her, turning her home into an archive. As realities collapse and intersect around here, she must make a final choice: is she a free agent, or just a tool of the archive?
Has Matthew been wasting his life? He’s 29 years old with 4 memberships at adult video stores, 55 tapes of compiled porn, and absolutely nothing to show for it: no girlfriend, no ambition, only a big stack of porn.
As a favor to his longtime lover Dr. Susan Silverman, Spenser agrees to investigate the stalking of a theater company director, pro bono. But before he can get started, an actor is killed by an arrow in the middle of a play.
Killing Zelda Sparks (2007) Jeff Glickman, Vincent Kartheiser, Sarah Carter, Geoffrey Arend, Comedy, Drama
When Zelda Sparks comes back to the small town of New Essex, two old high school buddies Craig Blackshear and Terry Seville decide to pull a vicious prank on Craig’s meddling former girlfriend Zelda – but Terry is appalled to learn that the prank may have taken a deadly turn…