Latest Titles With Michael Ondaatje

1. Stories We Tell (2012)
108 min | Documentary
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Metascore: 91/100 (36 reviews)

A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers.

2. Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle (2012)
107 min | Documentary, Music
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Metascore: 61/100 (5 reviews)

Rufus Wainwright and his sister Martha celebrate their late mother Kate McGarrigle, joined by friends EmmyLou Harris, Norah Jones and more. The film deals with love and loss and the ... See full summary »

3. Bruce Cockburn Pacing the Cage (2012)
70 min | Documentary
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4. Churano (2012)
4 min | Short, Drama
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Churano is a cinematic love letter to the city of Toronto from Urban Poet, Evert Houston and Filmmaker, Andy McQueen. The film celebrates the intricate and idiosyncratic details of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Evert Houston |  Director: Andy McQueen |  Star: Evert Houston
5. Yesno (2010)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy, Drama
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Adapting esteemed poet Dennis Lee's recent collection of poetry, film-critic-cum-filmmaker Brian Johnson creates a vivid visual language to lift Lee's words off the page.

6. Tavis Smiley (2004– )
Episode: Episode dated 22 June 2007 (2007)
30 min | Talk-Show
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7. Away from Her (2006)
110 min | Drama
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Metascore: 88/100 (36 reviews)

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

8. Paris Stories: The Writing of Mavis Gallant (2006 TV Movie)
Documentary
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Paris Stories explores the force of fiction for a woman who left Canada and her "good job for a girl" to live in a city where writers weren't viewed with suspicion and asked for three ... See full summary »

9. No More Tears Sister (2005)
78 min | Documentary
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Writer: Helene Klodawsky |  Director: Helene Klodawsky |  Star: Michael Ondaatje
10. The Best of Secter & the Rest of Secter (2005)
58 min | Documentary, Biography
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Tells the story of David Secter, Canada's first acclaimed indie filmmaker.

11. Tavis Smiley (2004– )
30 min | Talk-Show
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12. Edge Codes.com: The Art of Motion Picture Editing (2004 TV Movie)
75 min | Documentary
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Metascore: 68/100 (5 reviews)
13. Shadow Pleasures (2004 TV Movie)
58 min | Drama
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Shadow Pleasures is a one-hour performance film, narrated and written by internationally acclaimed author Michael Ondaatje, inspiring a cinematic interpretation of his evocative poetry and ... See full summary »

14. The Cinnamon Peeler (2004)
3 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
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Two ballet dancers interpret the spoken words of the narrator, who likens himself to being a cinnamon peeler, the women being the piece of cinnamon. Sensual images of smells, of touch and ... See full summary »

15. Ararat (2002)
115 min | Drama, War
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Metascore: 62/100 (25 reviews)

Interrogated by a customs officer, a young man recounts how his life was changed during the making of a film about the Armenian genocide.

16. Gambling, Gods and LSD (2002)
180 min | Documentary
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A filmmaker's inquiry into transcendence becomes a three-hour trip across countries and cultures, interconnecting people, places and times. From Toronto, the scene of his childhood, Peter ... See full summary »

17. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 31 May 2000 (2000)
60 min | News, Talk-Show
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First, The Man Who Brought Us The English Patient, Novelist Michael Ondaatje, On His New Novel Anil'S Ghost. Then, An Interview With Ted Conover, A Writer Who Spent A Year As A Guard At ... See full summary »

18. Elimination Dance (1998)
9 min | Short
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Elimination dances are illegal, because they cause uprisings of the people and governments just do not like that. The announcer reads, from cards, various embarrassing incidents and all ... See full summary »

20. The English Patient (1996)
162 min | Drama, Romance, War
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Metascore: 87/100 (31 reviews)

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

21. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 20 November 1996 (1996)
60 min | News, Talk-Show
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A discussion on The English Patient; An interview with Blake Edwards

22. Charlie Rose (1991– )
60 min | News, Talk-Show
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23. Poetry in Motion (1982)
91 min | Documentary
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More than 20 contemporary North American poets recite, sing, and perform their work. Several also comment. Early in the film, Charles Bukowski talks about the energy of poets and of a poem.... See full summary »

24. The Clinton Special: A Film About the Farm Show (1974)
70 min
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Director: Michael Ondaatje
25. The Sons of Captain Poetry (1970)
35 min | Documentary, Short
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Director: Michael Ondaatje |  Star: B.P. Nichol
26. The Offering (1966)
80 min | Drama, Romance
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A Canadian man works as a stagehand in Toronto and falls in love with a Chinese singer of the visiting Peking Opera.