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This 2008 science fiction comedy from writer-producer Josh Miller uses well-worn generic conventions in order to touch lightly on questions about what makes Canada tick. We all know the plot: washed up hero is re-animated by a personal goal (his coach and his dog have been killed) and saves the world from an alien invader, thereby redeeming himself and getting “the girl” in the end.
BON COP BAD COP is the first Canadian feature film presented in both official languages - English and French. Bilingualism itself is at the centre of the film's comedy, which revolves around the concept of two cultures and languages clashing in a uniquely Canadian way. The film pokes fun at various Ontarian/English and Québecois/French stereotypes, playfully subverting the familiar dichotomies embodied in the film's two main protagonists: Martin Ward, an English-speaking policeman from Toronto, and David Bouchard, a French-speaking cop from Montreal.
When a lightning strike rips apart the fuselage of flight 109, both crew and guidance systems are destroyed. On board is the craft’s only chance for survival, a 13-year-old girl with no experience, no radio, nothing but sheer tenacity.
Source: Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)