Latest Titles With Michael Ondaatje
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2. Al Purdy Was Here (2015)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music | Post-production
The story of Canada's leading poet and the A-Frame cabin he built. Now Canada's leading musicians and artists come together to tell the tale of Al Purdy.
3. Stories We Tell (2012)
PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary
A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers.
107 min | Documentary, Music
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 »
5. Bruce Cockburn Pacing the Cage (2012)
70 min | Documentary
Pacing the Cage features Canadian singer/songwriter/activist, Bruce Cockburn reflecting on his life and his career. The film features appearances by songwriters Jackson Browne, Sylvia Tyson... See full summary »
6. Churano (2012)
4 min | Short, Drama
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 »
7. Yesno (2010)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
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.
9. Away from Her (2006)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama
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.
10. Paris Stories: The Writing of Mavis Gallant (2006 TV Movie)
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 »
15. Shadow Pleasures (2004 TV Movie)
58 min | Drama
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 »
17. Ararat (2002)
R | 115 min | Drama, War
Interrogated by a customs officer, a young man recounts how his life was changed during the making of a film about the Armenian genocide.
18. Gambling, Gods and LSD (2002)
180 min | Documentary
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 »
Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode dated 31 May 2000
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 »
21. Elimination Dance (1998)
9 min | Short
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 »
22. The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997 TV Special)
Writers: Joe Bolster, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Carrie Fisher, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Marc Shaiman, David Steinberg, Bruce Vilanch | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Shanda Sawyer | Stars: Billy Crystal, Muhammad Ali, Joan Allen, John Alton
23. The English Patient (1996)
R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War
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.
27. Poetry in Motion (1982)
91 min | Documentary
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 »
30. The Offering (1966)
80 min | Drama, Romance
A Canadian man works as a stagehand in Toronto and falls in love with a Chinese singer of the visiting Peking Opera.