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Telefilm Canada

Overview
Works: 1,313 works in 1,974 publications in 7 languages and 40,890 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Juvenile works  Television mini-series  Romance films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Room by Lenny Abrahamson( visu )
10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,216 libraries worldwide
After five-year old Jack and his mother 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 )
7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,099 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 )
36 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,906 libraries worldwide
Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece - how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
A ruthless member of a Russian organized crime family has his existence compromised when he meets an innocent midwife who accidentally uncovers evidence against the family. Includes featurettes
Water by Deepa Mehta( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
It is 1938, the twilight of colonial India, as Gandhi's protests begin to change Indian society. But for some women, things may never change. As widows, they are condemned by Hindu law to spend the rest of their lives in an ashram, to live out their lives in poverty, chastity, and humble obscurity. Then Chuyia, a bewildered 8-year-old who doesn't even remember being married, arrives and upsets everything. Madhumati, the head of the house; Shakuntala, an assistant to a local holy man; and quiet, gorgeous Kalyani are all moved--in very different ways--by her arrival. For these women, the question remains: how far--and for how long--can this cruel injustice be continued in the name of tradition?
The Triplets of Belleville by Sylvain Chomet( visu )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and French and held by 1,390 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 Ronald Harwood( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,327 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 1,008 libraries worldwide
When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in post-war 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. Bonus features included
Anne of Green Gables by Colleen Dewhurst( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 1,001 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
What if ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 963 libraries worldwide
A medical school dropout named Wallace has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships and 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?
Last train home = Gui tu lie che by Lixin Fan( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 881 libraries worldwide
Cuando llega el Año Nuevo en China, más de 130 millones de trabajadores regresan a sus casas para reunirse con sus familias, constituyendo la migración humana más caudalosa del mundo. El matrimonio Zhang realiza un arduo viaje de 50 horas para volver a ver a su hija Qin, resentida con ellos por haberla dejado a cargo de sus abuelos. La adolescente ha decidido dejar los estudios y ponerse a trabajar en busca de dinero rápido, lo que provoca el disgusto de su familia. Las poderosas imágenes del film envuelven una crónica implacable sobre quienes tratan de entender su posición en la nueva economía china, un país atrapado entre un brillante futuro industrial y su pasado rural
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Als een land getroffen wordt door een besmettelijke blindheid, verandert het leven in een elementaire strijd op leven en dood
A shine of rainbows ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 752 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
Remember by Atom Egoyan( visu )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 726 libraries worldwide
A suspense-filled story of Zev, an Auschwitz survivor who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some seventy years ago; is living in America under an assumed identity. With the aid of a friend, Zev sets out on a gripping journey that tests both his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to the retribution he seeks
Snow Cake by Marc Evans( visu )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
After a terrible car crash leaves a young hitchhiker dead, the driver of the car seeks out the hitchhiker's mother, who is autistic. Soon he finds himself involved in her life and forming a relationship with her spirited neighbour
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 597 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
Force of nature : the David Suzuki movie ( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
David Suzuki, iconic Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster, and activist, delivers a lecture on the eve of his 75th birthday, which he describes as a distillation of his life and thoughts, his legacy, what he wants to say before he dies. Filmed before a live audience, in front of a memory box of moving, distilled images, he articulates a core, urgent message: the limits of the biosphere have been exhausted and it is imperative that humans rethink their relationship with the natural world
Dead ringers by David Cronenberg( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 455 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
Familia ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Mimi, a divorced aerobics instructor, who's up to her ears in debt, leaves Montreal with her restless 14-year-old daughter and moves in with her childhood friend
The stone angel ( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
At 90, Hagar Shipley may be considered old, but she hasn't stopped fighting. As her son and daughter-in-law take her to a nursing home, Hagar resists and remembers a lifetime of boldness and courage
 
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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
テレフィルム・カナダ
加拿大影视管理局
Languages
English (149)
French (23)
Hindi (10)
Italian (3)
Chinese (2)
German (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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