• HOUNDS OF NOTRE DAME, THE (1980)

    Père Athol Murray’s teaching philosophy was to blend a classical education with the character-building effects of sport, after the tradition of the English public schools. But Murray was...

  • WINGS OF CHANCE

    A downed bush pilot manages to communicate his whereabouts by "banding" a Canada Goose. Source: Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)

  • FREEZER BURN: THE INVASION OF LAXDALE (2008)

    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...

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Canadian Film Online is devoted to the history of full-length feature filmmaking in Canada. Our database contains records for over 4,000 feature films made since 1960. We also provide summaries, commentaries, and interviews with people whose contributions to Canadian filmmaking have been significant.

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