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Telefilm Canada

Overview
Works: 1,434 works in 2,320 publications in 7 languages and 45,608 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Juvenile works  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Editor, Funder
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Brooklyn by John Crowley( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellis, an Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she has the opportunity to find work and a future - and love in the form of Italian-American Tony. When a family tragedy brings her back to Ireland, she finds herself absorbed into her old community, but now with eligible Jim courting her. As she repeatedly postpones her return to America, Ellis finds herself confronting a terrible dilemma - a heart-breaking choice between two men and two countries
Room by Lenny Abrahamson( Visual )

15 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After five-year old Jack and his mother escape from the enclosed environment that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a miraculous discovery: the outside world
The red violin by François Girard( Visual )

45 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes
Water by Deepa Mehta( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930s during the rise of the independence struggles against British colonial rule, the film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. The story begins as eight-year-old Chuyia is widowed and sent to a home where Hindi widows must live out their lives in penitence. The film focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from a lower caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi
The Triplets of Belleville( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bicyclist is kidnapped from the Tour de France by mysterious gangsters; his grandmother travels to the city of Belleville (which has a sardonic version of the Statue of Liberty in its harbor), where she tracks him down with the help of a musical trio gone to seed, the Belleville Triplets
Being Julia by István Szabó( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
The whistleblower by Simon Langton( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in postwar Bosnia, she discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost. With masterful acting and a heart-racing plot, an acclaimed film inspired by actual events
Maudie( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"MAUDIE, [based on the true story of Maud Lewis], is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper. Maudie, bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family and she also yearns, passionately, to create art. Unexpectedly, Everett finds himself falling in love. MAUDIE charts Everett's efforts to protect himself from being hurt, Maudie's deep and abiding love for this difficult man and her surprising rise to fame as a folk painter."--mongrelmedia.com
What if by Michael Dowse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A medical school dropout named Wallace who has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben. Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Anne Shirley, the delightful orphan who cultivates disaster wherever she goes
Last train home = Gui tu lie che by Lixin Fan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan ... travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades. Emotionally engaging and starkly beautiful, Last Train Home's intimate observation of one fractured family sheds light on the human cost of China's ascendance as an economic superpower"--Container
Remember by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense-filled story of Zev, an Auschwitz survivor who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some seventy years ago; is living in America under an assumed identity. With the aid of a friend, Zev sets out on a gripping journey that tests both his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to the retribution he seeks
A shine of rainbows by Victor Sarin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A truly inspiring story of one ordinary family's extraordinary journey. An orphaned boy named Tomas is adopted by Maire O'Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept Tomas as his own son, the boy drifts down a fateful path of adventure and self-discovery, illuminating how rainbows can shine around, and within, us all
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proof: Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a young woman haunted by her brilliant but unstable mathematician father's past
Into the forest by Patricia Rozema( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In medieval England, Merlin and King Arthur banish the evil enchantress Morgana and her son Mordred to the ends of the universer as Morgana vows revenge. In present day, Knights descendant Penn doesn't take much stock in the legends of his supposed ancestors, even as the descendants meet in Thailand to practice fighting. But when Morgana and her son return to earth, armed with alien technology and hell-bent on destroying every last descendant of King Arthur and his knights, Penn must to come to terms with who he was born to be, and bring together the new Knights of the Round Table to save themselves and the earth from Morgana's total vengeance"--Container
Snow cake by Marc Evans( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally-traumatized man and a high-functioning autistic woman develop an unlikely relationship
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
Dead ringers by David Cronenberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identical twin gynecologists, one suave the other introspective, share the same medical practice, the same apartment and the same women. When one special woman enters their lives, their bizarre bond is threatened for the first time, sending them into a whirlpool of sexual confusion, drugs and madness
Force of nature : the David Suzuki movie( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Suzuki, iconic Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster, and activist, delivers a lecture on the eve of his 75th birthday, which he describes as a distillation of his life and thoughts, his legacy, what he wants to say before he dies. Filmed before a live audience, in front of a memory box of moving, distilled images, he articulates a core, urgent message: the limits of the biosphere have been exhausted and it is imperative that humans rethink their relationship with the natural world
 
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controlled identityCanadian Film Development Corporation

Canada. Communications Canada. Téléfilm Canada

Canada Ministère des communications Téléfilm Canada

Canada. Patrimoine canadien. Téléfilm Canada

Canada Téléfilm Canada

Canadian film development corporation

Kanada. Ministère des communications. Telefilm Canada.

Société de développement de l'industrie cinématographique canadienne

Telefilm Canada

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加拿大影视管理局

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