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1. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

82 Metascore

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx

Votes: 17,473 | Gross: $2.01M

2. The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2011)

TV-G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

Elizabeth Alison Gray is just your average suburban eleven-year-old waiting for adolescence to arrive when she finds out her whole life has been a lie. With only her imagination to guide her, she runs away to find the truth.

Director: Tara Johns | Stars: Dolly Parton, Gil Bellows, Julia Sarah Stone, Keenan Lehmann

Votes: 508

3. Past Perfect (2002)

91 min | Drama

The film intercuts between two days, two years apart. The first: a flight from Vancouver to Halifax, where Charlotte and Cecil, two strangers, meet in seats 3a & 3c and fall in love. The ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel MacIvor | Stars: Rebecca Jenkins, Daniel MacIvor, Maury Chaykin, Marie Brassard

Votes: 68

4. Suspicious River (2000)

R | 92 min | Drama

A young married woman (Parker) sells her body, not just for money, to guests at the motel where she works as a receptionist.

Director: Lynne Stopkewich | Stars: Molly Parker, Callum Keith Rennie, Katie Keating, Joel Bissonnette

Votes: 733

5. My Life Without Me (2003)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before.

Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Sarah Polley, Scott Speedman, Mark Ruffalo, Leonor Watling

Votes: 22,482 | Gross: $0.40M

6. I'm Yours (2011)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

A road movie romance that conjures a heady concoction of free love and end of the world conspiracy.

Director: Leonard Farlinger | Stars: Rossif Sutherland, Karine Vanasse, Don McKellar, Nicholas Campbell

Votes: 122

7. Rub & Tug (2002)

R | 90 min | Comedy

Rub & Tug is a sexy comedy that takes place at a "full body" massage parlour.

Director: Soo Lyu | Stars: Don McKellar, Kira Clavell, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Lindy Booth

Votes: 532

8. Set Me Free (1999)

95 min | Drama, Romance

80 Metascore

Canadian/Swiss/French production that tells the tale of Hannah, a tomboyish 13 year-old hitting puberty in 1963. An unhappy and uncomfortable family life leads Hannah to seek escapism in the world of cinema. Specifically, she repeatedly watches and appears enthralled by Anna Karina, the character from Jean-Luc Godard's "Vivre sa vie" (1962) about a Parisian woman's descent into prostitution. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Karine Vanasse, Pascale Bussières, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Alexandre Mérineau

Votes: 818 | Gross: $0.07M

9. Gadjo dilo (1997)

Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.

Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Romain Duris, Rona Hartner, Izidor Serban, Ovidiu Balan

Votes: 6,723 | Gross: $0.67M