24 Frames: The Cinema of Canada

From the book 24 Frames: The Cinema of Canada(2006)

http://www.amazon.com/The-Cinema-Canada-24-Frames/dp/1904764606
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1.
En pays neufs (1937 Documentary)
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(67 mins.)
Director: Maurice Proulx
 
2.
Churchill's Island (1941 Documentary)
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The people of Britain resist the German air force and navy with help from North America. (21 mins.)
 
3.
The Fortress (1947)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Fyodor Otsep
 
4.
Pour la suite du monde (1963 Documentary)
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At the instigation of the filmmakers, the young men of the Ile-aux-Coudres in the middle of the St-Lawrence... (105 mins.)
 
5.
Nobody Waved Good-bye (1964)
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A teenage boy rebels against parental authority and must face a harsh reality when he tries to live on his own. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Owen
 
6.
Reason Over Passion (1969)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Joyce Wieland
 
7.
The Winds of Fogo (1970 Short Film)
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Director: Colin Low
 
8.
You Are on Indian Land (1969 Documentary)
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(37 mins.)
Director: Mort Ransen
 
9.
On est au coton (1976 Documentary)
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Director Denys Arcand made an inquiry on textile industry in Quebec, meeting employers and workers of that industry. (173 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
10.
The Hunters: Asivaqtiin (1977 Documentary)
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(14 mins.)
Director: Mosha Michael
 
11.
Mourir à tue-tête (1979)
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A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on... (96 mins.)
 
12.
Sonatine (1984)
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Two teenaged friends have separate difficult experiences that make the girls seriously consider suicide. (91 mins.)
 
13.
Foster Child (1987 Documentary)
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Gil Cardinal searches for his natural family and an understanding of the circumstances that led to his becoming a foster child. (43 mins.)
Director: Gil Cardinal
 
14.
I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987)
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Scatterbrained Polly gets a job as a secretary in Gabrielle's art gallery. Polly aspires to be a professional photographer... (81 mins.)
Director: Patricia Rozema
 
15.
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
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Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat. (101 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
16.
The Learning Path (1991)
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(57 mins.)
Director: Loretta Todd
 
17.
Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993)
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A collection of vignettes highlighting different aspects of the life, work, and character of the acclaimed Canadian classical pianist. (98 mins.)
 
18.
Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (1993 Documentary)
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A film account about the military 1990 siege of a Native American reserve near Oka, Quebec, Canada and its causes. (119 mins.)
 
19.
Dead Man (1995)
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On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world. (121 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
20.
Exotica (1994)
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Francis, whose daughter was murdered a few years ago, is always watching Christina dance in the night club Exotica. One night he is dared to touch the girl and ends up being thrown out. He then sends in Thomas to try and find explanations. (103 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
 
21.
The Confessional (1995)
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The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel, 16, unmarried, and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame... (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Lepage
 
22.
Earth (1998)
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It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence. (110 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
23.
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)
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The telling of an Inuit legend of an evil spirit causing strife in the community and one warrior's endurance and battle of its menace. (172 mins.)
Director: Zacharias Kunuk
 
24.
Backroads (2000)
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(83 mins.)