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Telefilm Canada

Overview
Works: 1,316 works in 1,984 publications in 7 languages and 41,573 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  Romance films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Editor, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Room by Lenny Abrahamson( visu )
9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,229 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 )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,130 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 )
37 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,913 libraries worldwide
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. His carefully maintained existence is jarred once he crosses paths at Christmastime with Anna Khitrova, a midwife at a North London hospital. Anna is deeply affected by the death of a teenager while giving birth to a baby, and she resolves to try and trace the baby's lineage and relatives. The girl has a personal diary, but it is written in Russian. Anna accidentally unleashes the full fury of the crime family, and Nikolai unexpectedly finds his loyalties divided. Hanging in the balance is a harrowing chain of murder, deceit, and retribution
Water by Deepa Mehta( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 1,405 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 1,387 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 1,323 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 L. M Montgomery( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
Anne leaves Green Gables and Gilbert Blythe's proposal of marriage for a teaching position. When she returns, she finds Gilbert ill with scarlet fever and is forced to re-evaluate her true feelings for him
What if ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 964 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 882 libraries worldwide
"Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan ... travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades. Emotionally engaging and starkly beautiful, Last Train Home's intimate observation of one fractured family sheds light on the human cost of China's ascendance as an economic superpower."--Container
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hording the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
A shine of rainbows ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 751 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 baby pup seal 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 )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
An Auschwitz survivor discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family is living in America under an assumed identity. With a friend, he sets out on a journey that tests his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to retribution
Snow Cake by Marc Evans( visu )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 623 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
Dead ringers by David Cronenberg( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
The story of identical twin gynecologists, suave Elliot and introspective Beverly, opposite sides of one personality who share the same practice, the same apartment and the same women. When one special woman enters their lives, the twins, their bizarre bond threatened for the first time, descend into a whirlpool of sexual confusion, drugs and madness
Force of nature : the David Suzuki movie ( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 455 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
Familia ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and English and held by 443 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
50 dead men walking by Kari Skogland( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Based on the life of Martin McGartland, who saved the lives of dozens of people by working undercover for the British Security Service, posing as a volunteer for the IRA
 
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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 (147)
French (23)
Hindi (10)
Italian (3)
Chinese (2)
German (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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