Films Québecois/French Canadian Films

This is a list of contemporary French Canadian films in chronological order.
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1.
Miraculum (2014)
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Sometimes, we're just waiting for a miracle. A nurse who is a Jehovah's Witness, grows fond of the miracle survivor of a plane crash... (109 mins.)
Director: Daniel Grou
 
2.
The Auction (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Gagnon and Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has... (111 mins.)
 
3.
Tom at the Farm (2013)
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A grieving man meets his lover's family, who were not aware of their son's sexual orientation. (102 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
 
4.
Sarah Prefers to Run (2013)
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The film is about the pursuit of a goal and tackles the anxieties of a young athlete who lives only for the race. (97 mins.)
 
5.
Gabrielle (2013)
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Gabrielle is a young woman with Williams syndrome who has a contagious joie de vivre and an exceptional musical gift... (104 mins.)
 
6.
Ressac (2013)
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Three women of different generations living in a waning industrial town, struggle to restore meaning in their life (98 mins.)
Director: Pascale Ferland
 
7.
L'affaire Dumont (2012)
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Michel Dumont is a delivery boy for a grocery store. Divorced and father of two young children, is accused and condemned for a Sexual aggression that he refuses to acknowledge. (121 mins.)
Director: Daniel Grou
 
8.
Camion (2012)
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Germain is a trucker experience. When involved in an accident that causes the death of a woman, her... (95 mins.)
Director: Rafaël Ouellet
 
9.
Laurence Anyways (2012)
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A drama that charts ten years in the relationship of a male-to-female transsexual's relationship with her lover. (168 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
 
10.
Familiar Grounds (2011)
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Benoit and Maryse: a brother and sister with seemingly normal lives. Everything is changed by a series of coincidences... and the arrival of a man claiming to come from the future. (90 mins.)
 
11.
The Salesman (2011)
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Marcel Lévesque, a quick-witted car salesman nearing retirement, lives to sell. He has been salesman... (107 mins.)
 
12.
Wetlands (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive. (111 mins.)
Director: Guy Édoin
 
13.
Laurentia (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
My name is Louis Depre. I am 28 years old. I live in a hole called Montreal. I do not know what I like... (120 mins.)
 
14.
Jo for Jonathan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Jo lives in the shadow of his older brother. Amidst a world of delinquency, they become interested in illegal car racing. One night they participate in of them, never reaching the finish line. Jo will become Jonathan. (81 mins.)
Director: Maxime Giroux
 
15.
Heartbeats (2010)
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The story of three close friends who are involved in a love-triangle. (101 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
 
16.
Curling (2010)
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On the fringe of society in a remote part of the French-Canadian countryside, the fragile relationship and unusual private life of a father and daughter is jeopardized by dreary, unforeseen circumstances. (92 mins.)
Director: Denis Côté
 
17.
Jaloux (2010)
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Thomas and Marianne, a feuding couple whose relationship has hit a wall, decide to spend a weekend at Thomas' uncle's lakeside cottage... (95 mins.)
Director: Patrick Demers
 
18.
Tromper le silence (2010)
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(109 mins.)
Director: Julie Hivon
 
19.
Vital Signs (2009)
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Simone leaves her lover and regular student life behind to help people who are about to die. (88 mins.)
Director: Sophie Deraspe
 
20.
Polytechnique (2009)
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A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist. (77 mins.)
 
22.
Demain (2009)
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A young woman taking care of her diabetic father gets involved in a one way relationship. Portrait of a generation about to replace another... (100 mins.)
Director: Maxime Giroux
 
23.
West of Pluto (2008)
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A mosaic look at a day in the lives of twelve Quebec high schoolers strikingly captures the unique nature of the teenage years. (90 mins.)
 
24.
Everything Is Fine (2008)
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Josh is an ordinary teen living in an ordinary suburb, wedged between the high school, the mine and the skate park... (118 mins.)
 
25.
Le déserteur (2008)
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(106 mins.)
Director: Simon Lavoie
 
26.
Behind Me (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The twenty-something Betty comes to a remote small town and strikes a friendship with the fourteen-year old local girl Lea... (87 mins.)
Director: Rafaël Ouellet
 
28.
Continental, un film sans fusil (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The lives of four people intertwine after the disappearance of a man who wanders into the forest. (103 mins.)
 
29.
Dust Bowl Ha! Ha! (2007 Short Film)
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(14 mins.)
 
30.
Le rouge au sol (2006 Short Film)
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A man who has hit rock bottom shares his feelings with his mother on a trip to IKEA. (16 mins.)
Director: Maxime Giroux
 
31.
Familia (2005)
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This emotionally-charged story of mothers and daughters explores beauty, addiction, and family. It asks the question--is it possible to change your destiny? Canada. French w/Eng. subtitles. Winner - Toronto FF, Winner Canadian Oscars. (102 mins.)
 
32.
La planque (2004)
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Two crime "buddies" face off in a desolate urban hideout, as they anxiously await the drug deal of their lives... (73 mins.)
 
33.
Maelstrom (2000)
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After plunging her car into a river, a woman encounters a man who helps her come to terms with her life. (87 mins.)
 
34.
Carcasses (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
The skeletal remains of an old wreck. Two young dropouts glancing through skin mags and masturbating over glazed-paper-girls. In the middle of the chaos, a real woman is about to appear. (8 mins.)
 
35.
Sonatine (1984)
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Two teenaged friends have separate difficult experiences that make the girls seriously consider suicide. (91 mins.)