Search results for "François Girard"

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The Red Violin (1998)

Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Carlo Cecchi  •  Irene Grazioli  •  Anita Laurenzi  •  Tommaso Puntelli

Silk (2007) RT 7% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Michael Pitt  •  Kenneth Welsh  •  Kōji Yakusho

Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993) RT 89% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 2001

A collection of vignettes highlighting different aspects of the life, work, and character of the acclaimed Canadian classical pianist.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Colm Feore  •  Derek Keurvorst  •  Katya Ladan  •  Joshua Greenblatt

Secret World Live (1993)

Filmed in Modena, Italy across two nights in November 1993 as part of Peter Gabriel's acclaimed Secret World Live tour in support of the Us album, the show is elaborately ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  David Rhodes  •  Peter Gabriel  •  Paula Cole  •  Tony Levin

Cargo (1990) RT 67% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Oct 2012

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GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Manuel Aranguiz  •  Lorne Brass  •  Michel Dumont  •  Jod Léveillé-Bernard

Boychoir (2014) RT 46% / Audience 60%

Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Kathy Bates  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Josh Lucas  •  Kevin McHale

Parsifal (2013)

The Met assembled an ideal cast for François Girard’s acclaimed new production of Wagner’s final masterpiece: Jonas Kaufmann in the title role of the fool “made wise by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Girard  •  Barbara Willis Sweete
CAST:  Jonas Kaufmann  •  Katarina Dalayman  •  René Pape  •  Evgeny Nikitin

Hochelaga, Land of Souls (2017)

Mohawk archaeologist Baptiste Asigny engages in a search for his ancestors following a tragic terrain slump in the Percival Molson Stadium.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  François Girard
CAST:  Samian  •  Vincent Pérez  •  Raoul Trujillo  •  George Wahiakeron Gilbert

Last Night (1998) RT 84% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Various citizens of Toronto anxiously await the end of the world, which is occurring at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day. While widower Patrick Wheeler braces for his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don McKellar
CAST:  Don McKellar  •  Sandra Oh  •  Roberta Maxwell  •  Robin Gammell

Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche (2004)

This compelling documentary explores Canadian film culture and tries to discover what defines Canadian film through interviews with notable filmmakers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jill Sharpe
CAST:  Robert Lepage  •  Sheila McCarthy  •  Patricia Rozema  •  Don McKellar

The Emperor of Paris (2018)

Crime thriller about Francois Vidocq, a real-life ex-convict who became a police detective during Napoleon’s reign.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jean-François Richet
CAST:  Vincent Cassel  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  August Diehl  •  Freya Mavor

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