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Des chiens dans la neige /Wolves in the snow

Directed by: Michel Welterlin.

Cast: Marie Josâe Croze, Jean Philippe Ecoffey, Romano Orzari, Anne Roussel, Antoine Lacomblez, Frâedâeric Gilles, Tobie Pelletier, Marc Pierret.

Antoine has been cuckolding Lucie for years. A violent argument results in Antoine's death. After lying about his whereabouts, Lucie discovers that he had a secret life involving gangsters, money laundering and violence. Followed, threatened and badgered by the gangsters, Lucie becomes trapped by her deceit. The body of Antoine disappears, other corpses appear, and, very quickly, the money becomes only the pretext of an alarming turn of events, in which Lucie learns how to lie, to live, and perhaps also to like. Wolves in the Snow is an intense drama set against the backdrop of Montreal. Dialogue in French with English subtitles; closed-captioned. DVD.

 

 

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Le Déclin de l'empire amèricain / Decline of the american empire

Directed by: Denys Arcand.

Cast: Dominique Michel, Dorothâee Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi.

A film whch explores the complex, comic, and sexual relationships among eight Quebec intellectuals who are brought together for a Sunday dinner. French dialogue with English subtitles. VHS.

 

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Falling angels

Directed by: Scott Smith,

Cast: Miranda Richardson, Callum Keith Rennie, Katharing Isabelle, Montâe Gagnâe, Kristin Adams, Mark McKinney.

Set against the backdrop of the 1960s, free love, the Cold War and the dawn of feminism, it portrays the story of three sisters coming of age in a wildly dysfunctional family. DVD

 

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A place called Chiapas

Directed by: Nettie Wild

Documentary on the Zapatista uprising in Chiapas, Mexico filmed over an eight month period. In English ; some Spanish dialogue with English subtitles. VHS.

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The republic of love

Directed by: Deepa Mehta.

Cast: Bruce Greenwood, Emilia Fox, Edward Fox, Martha Henry.

A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century. DVD.

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Wilby wonderful

Directed by: Daniel MacIvor

Cast: James Allodi, Maury Chaykin, Paul Gross, Rebecca Jenkins, Sandra Oh, Callum Keith Rennie

A bittersweet comedy about the difference a day makes. The film centers on the residents of the tiny island town of Wilby over the course of twenty-four hours, on their respective secrets, and one man's plan to kill himself quietly. DVD

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