Spotlight on homegrown cinema
| 91 minutes | 2018
Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava garnered raves with their play Mouthpiece. Now they’re the stars of veteran filmmaker Patricia Rozema’s screen adaptation in the dual role of Cassandra, who has unexpectedly lost her mother. As she wanders through the city, she starts questioning the generous, overbearing woman she cherished, as well as her own psyche. The two actresses share dialogue and action, talk back and forth and exchange insults, often repeating the same gestures to create choreographies heightened by compelling editing. Mouthpiece is a highly sensitive work about the reality of women today and the pressures and contradictions they face.
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Stanislas, 19, is left on his own when his mother is hospitalized. Terrorized by her illness, he wraps his face in bandages and infiltrates a therapy...
QUéBEC/CANADA | 91 minutes | 2018
Making a first film can be akin to a calling. Rene starts to realize that as she hamfistedly tries to finish her thesis project. She takes as her subject...
CANADA | 91 minutes | 2018
Get ready for a journey into the mind of Mike Maryniuk, the latest free spirit from the Winnipeg Film Group, accompanied by his hero, The Goose, a mute...
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