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Shake Hands With The Devil

Shake Hands With The Devil

Shake Hands With The Devil

2007

Synopsis

The adaptation of the autobiography of Canadian General Romeo Dallaire details his personal journey through the 1994 Rwandan genocide. At the end of 1993, Dallaire is assigned to lead the United Nation troops in Rwanda. In 1994 when the genocide begins, he gives his all to help the people in Rwanda, negotiating with the Tutsi rebels, the Hutu army and the Interhamwe militia.

Director

Roger Spottiswoode

Cast

  • Roy Dupuis
  • Deborah Kara Unger

Location

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Halifax, NS
  • Kigali, Rwanda
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Awards & Nominations

  • 2008 Genie Award
    • 2 Wins
    • 12 Nominations
  • 2008 Directors Guild of Canada
    • 1 Nomination
  • 2007 Atlantic Film Festival
    • 1 Win
  • 2008 Jutra Awards
    • 1 Win
    • 1 Nomination

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Some Things That Stay

Some Things That Stay

Some Things That Stay

2004

Synopsis

A coming-of-age story set in rural 1950s America that tells the story of courage, faith and the power of forgiveness. After years of moving from one town to another, 15-year-old Tamara is tired of starting over. When her unconventional family relocates to a conservative town, she discovers new friends, new romance and a chance at a normal life. But just as she begins to feel at home, tragedy forces young Tamara to grow up quickly and find the strength to keep her family from falling apart.

Director

Gail Harvey

Cast

  • Katie Boland
  • Stuart Wilson
  • Alberta Watson
  • Geraint Wyn Davies
  • Kevin Zegers

Location

  • Hamilton, ON
  • Toronto, ON
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Awards & Nominations

  • 2005 Directors Guild of Canada
    • 1 Nomination
  • 2005 Young Artist Awards
    • 1 Nomination

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Spider

Spider

Spider

2002

Synopsis

An exploration of a schizophrenic mind, David Cronenberg’s nightmarish tale is told through the eyes of a son who watches his father murder his mother and replace her with his mistress. Years later, the son begins piecing together his memories to recreate the fateful childhood incident. Based on the novel by the British/Canadian novelist Patrick McGrath.

Director

David Cronenberg

Cast

  • Ralph Fiennes
  • Miranda Richardson
  • Gabriel Byrne
  • Lynn Redgrave

Location

  • London, UK
  • Toronto
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Awards & Nominations

  • 2002 Cannes Film Festival
    • 1 Nomination
  • 2003 Directors Guild of Canada
    • 3 Wins
    • 1 Nomination
  • 2002 European Film Awards
    • 2 Nominations
  • 2003 Genie Awards
    • 1 Win
    • 5 Nominations

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