ELLEN PAGE - 2 PACK
The story of three sisters paralyzed by family secrets.ï¿½ In the midst of struggling to overcome her self-destructive behaviour, the youngest sister, Agnes, returns home determined to confront the past in a community built on avoiding it. Her quest sets in motion a chain of events that allows the sisters each in their own way to re-connect with the world and one another. Set in post-industrial Cape Breton, Marion Bridge is a story of poignant humor and drama. The film stars Molly Parker (Max, Kissed, Deadwood), Rebecca Jenkins (Bye Bye Blues, Black Harbour, Wilby Wonderful) and Stacy Smith (New Waterford Girl).
Wilby Wonderful is a bittersweet comedy about the difference a day makes.ï¿½ Over the course of twenty-four hours, the residents of the tiny island town of Wilby try to maintain business as usual in the face of very unusual business. Wilby Wonderful features a stellar ensemble of Canada's most talented performers: Sandra Oh, James Allodi, Maury Chaykin, Paul Gross, Rebecca Jenkins and Callum Keith Rennie. Wilby Wonderful is a gentle, intimate story of hope and the importance of believing that we live in a world of creation, not destruction - in fact, we create that world by believing in it.
Based on a true story, Morlang is a chilling, psychological drama about jealousy, betrayal and revenge.
Successful artist Julius Morlang has reached a crossroad in his career. So when his wife Ellen becomes involved with an upcoming new artist, the limits of their love are strained. Julius seeks refuge in Ann, a sexy new admirer. But when Ellen unexpectedly falls ill, the two of them must reform the trust they had lost before.
But once betrayed, can you trust the one you love?
- Winner Best 1st and 2nd Feature Cairo Int'l Film Festival
- Winner Best Actor Cairo Int'l Film Festival
THE RAGE IN PLACID LAKE
Placid Lake's life has never been normal. From his early years when his mother sent him to school in a dress to challenge the other 5 year old children's 'preconceived notions of sexuality,' he should have guessed that fitting in was not going to be easy.
Fortunately for Placid, Gemma, the crayon gobbling scientific genius in awe of no one but her father is also having a few 'blending in' issues. They develop a firm friendship through the years during which their own peculiar parents attempt to drag them up and hurl them into adulthood, and they both discover the binding passion between them is a desperate bid for the elusive . 'Normal life'.
If you liked Napolean Dynamite, you'll surely appreciate The Rage in Placid Lake.
- Winner Most Popular Feature Melbourne Int'l Film Festival
- Winner Best Screenplay Australian Film Institute (Australian Oscarsï¿½)
A SIMPLE CURVE
Kris Lemche gives a stellar performance (Canadian Press) as Caleb, a charming small-town entrepreneur determined to keep his woodworking shop afloat in spite of the relentless idealism of his business partner and father, aging hippie draft-dodger Jim (Michael Hogan, Battlestar Galactica). When wealthy American Matthew (Matt Craven, Crimson Tide) arrives, Caleb sees a chance to turn his fortunes around provided he can keep Jim distracted long enough. Juggling mounting debts, freeloading hippie houseguests, and a budding love life, Caleb strikes a secret deal with Matthew that could set him up for good if it doesn't destroy his entire way of life.
- Winner Special Mention for Best Canadian Screenplay Vancouver Int'l Film Festival
- Winner Best Director Nantucket Film Festival