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A hardened American gunslinger is repeatedly thwarted in his attempts to mount a showdown in a friendly town in Canada where no one seems to understand or appreciate the brutal code of the American Wild West.
Paul Gross stars as the leader of a recently reunited curling team from a small Canadian town. This offbeat comedy follows the team as they work through their respective life issues and ... See full summary »
James B. Douglas
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A woman and two children are kidnapped by Apaches. The husband of the captured woman enlists the help of his neighbor to find the Apaches that seized his family; not knowing his neighbor has unknown reasons of his own for helping him.
Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for a single battle. Written by
During filming Paul Gross hired Canadian soldiers from CFB Suffield (army base in southern Alberta) as consultants. See more »
The position of the German's bayonet over Dunne's chest during the scuffle. See more »
[about to say "I love you"]
You should stop.
In a heart beat, I could fall so hard. But I'm, I'm not, I'm broken somewhere. Quite broken. So I'd start to think you were stupid for loving me. Then I'd begin to resent you and eventually, I'd hate you.
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During the end credits, Black and White footage of the real battle of Passchendaele are shown. See more »
Finally: a Canadian film about Canadian heroes: our soldiers !
Most of us have one or more great-grandfathers, other relatives or even friends ( I knew a WW1 Veteran as a small child, he was a pensioner with my great-grandmother) who fought with the Canadian Corps in Europe.
It was a brutal & dirty war where our soldiers paid in blood for Canada to be recognized as a nation. Moreover, they got the job done, without fanfare or banners: farm boys and clerks from a colony became the elite fighting formation of the western front.
The film depicts all of the above, the price each paid, in physical and emotional pain, in lives lost and friendships made.
Paul Gross has dome it again. A beautiful movie, without fanfare or banners that says it all, in subtle moments and firm assertions.
Thank you, Mr Gross.
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