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Telefilm Canada

Works: 1,334 works in 2,166 publications in 8 languages and 45,272 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Television adaptations  Romance films  Made-for-TV movies  Juvenile works  Television mini-series  Historical films 
Roles: Production personnel, Editor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Room by Lenny Abrahamson( visu )
17 editions published in 2016 in English and French and held by 2,382 libraries worldwide
After five-year old Jack and his Mom escape from the enclosed environment that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a miraculous discovery: the outside world
Brooklyn by John Crowley( visu )
18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,341 libraries worldwide
Ellis, an Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she has the opportunity to find work and a future - and love in the form of Italian-American Tony. When a family tragedy brings her back to Ireland, she finds herself absorbed into her old community, but now with eligible Jim courting her. As she repeatedly postpones her return to America, Ellis finds herself confronting a terrible dilemma - a heart-breaking choice between two men and two countries
The red violin by François Girard( visu )
41 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,943 libraries worldwide
A magical red violin passes around the world from owner to owner. It originates in Italy, where its maker's wife dies in childbirth; next it surfaces in the eighteenth century as the instrument of a child prodigy. In the nineteenth century, we find ourselves in England, where the violin's owner, a composer, is having a passionate affair. Finally, it is taken to 20th century China, where it must be hidden to prevent its destruction by Maoists
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg( visu )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,641 libraries worldwide
Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes
Water by Deepa Mehta( visu )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Hindi and English and held by 1,422 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930s during the rise of the independence struggles against British colonial rule, the film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. The story begins as eight-year-old Chuyia is widowed and sent to a home where Hindi widows must live out their lives in penitence. The film focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from a lower caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi
The Triplets of Belleville by Sylvain Chomet( visu )
8 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 1,395 libraries worldwide
When a cyclist is kidnapped from the Tour de France, a grandmother, her dog and a trio of jazz-era stars set out on a journey to rescue him
Being Julia by István Szabó( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
The whistleblower by Larysa Kondracki( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in postwar Bosnia, she discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost. With masterful acting and a heart-racing plot, an acclaimed film inspired by actual events
What if by Kevin Sorbo( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 957 libraries worldwide
A medical school dropout named Wallace who has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben. Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 942 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Anne Shirley, a spirited orphan with a vivid imagination, from her struggles as an adolescent to her triumphs as a young woman
Last train home = Gui tu lie che by Lixin Fan( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos, as all at once, a tidal wave of humanity attempts to return home by train. It is the Chinese New Year. The wave is made up of millions of migrant factory workers. The homes they seek are the rural villages and families they left behind to seek work in the booming coastal cities. It is an epic spectacle that tells us much about China, a country discarding traditional ways as it hurtles towards modernity and global economic dominance
Maudie ( visu )
5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis and reclusive fishmonger Everett Lewis
Remember by Atom Egoyan( visu )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
An Auschwitz survivor discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family is living in America under an assumed name. With a friend, he sets out on a journey that tests his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to retribution
A shine of rainbows by Shine of rainbows a( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 753 libraries worldwide
A truly inspiring story of one ordinary family's extraordinary journey. An orphaned boy named Tomas is adopted by Maire O'Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves, and a lost seal pup stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept Tomas as his own son, the boy drifts down a fateful path of adventure and self-discovery, illuminating how rainbows can shine around, and within, us all
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
Proof: Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a young woman haunted by her brilliant but unstable mathematician father's past
Snow cake by Marc Evans( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
An emotionally-traumatized man and a high-functioning autistic woman develop an unlikely relationship
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( visu )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
Dead ringers by David Cronenberg( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Identical twin gynecologists, one suave the other introspective, share the same medical practice, the same apartment and the same women. When one special woman enters their lives, their bizarre bond is threatened for the first time, sending them into a whirlpool of sexual confusion, drugs and madness
Force of nature : the David Suzuki movie ( visu )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Canadian scientist, activist, educator, and broadcaster David Suzuki relates his ideas formed by social, scientific, cultural, and political events of the past 70 years. Incorporates a filming of his Last Lecture, which he describes as "a distillation of my life and thoughts, my legacy, what I want to say before I die."
Annual report by Telefilm Canada( serial )
in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Canadian Film Development Corporation

Canada. Canadian Heritage. Telefilm Canada
Canada. Communications Canada. Téléfilm Canada
Canada. Dept. of Communications. Telefilm Canada
Canada Ministère des communications Téléfilm Canada
Canada. Patrimoine canadien. Téléfilm Canada
Canada Téléfilm Canada
Canadian film development corporation
Kanada. Ministère des communications. Telefilm Canada.
Société de développement de l'industrie cinématographique canadienne
Telefilm Canada
Telefilm Canada organization
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Hindi (14)
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