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Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche (2004)

This compelling documentary explores Canadian film culture and tries to discover what defines Canadian film through interviews with notable filmmakers.

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Robert Lepage ...
Himself / Phillippe / André / René
Katherine Monk ...
Herself - Film Critic and Author of the book 'Weird Sex & Snowshoes'
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Himself - Author & Film Historian
Mina Shum ...
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Léa Pool ...
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Anne Wheeler ...
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Zacharias Kunuk ...
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Gary Burns ...
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This compelling documentary explores Canadian film culture and tries to discover what defines Canadian film through interviews with notable filmmakers.

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Features Jesus of Montreal (1989) See more »

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Temptation
From Léolo (1992)
Composed and Performed by Tom Waits
With the authorization of Island Records Inc.
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