In 1954 after two years in a home for boys, Snit Mandolin, 15, returns home to his seemingly unhinged and reclusive aunt Matilda. Defeated by a community that still shuns him, confronted by the impossibility of surviving on his aunt’s farm, Snit falls in with Johnny Swift, 16, another outcast….
Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.
Tara Wheaton, a police officer of Métis descent who takes a job in Rabbit Fall, a remote town in northern Saskatchewan with a history of unexplained events. Wheaton is reluctant to accept the community’s supernatural explanations for the events, but finds that the events challenge her sense of rationality.
High Life is a dark comedy about four morphine addicts plotting a daring bank robbery. Dick and his pals have been botching jobs and racking up prison time for years, but this time Dick has the perfect plan for the perfect heist. Problem is, his crew is so rife with…
- dark comedy
Ben Tyler has been diagnosed with cancer. With a grim chance of survival in the best case scenario even if he immediately begins treatment, he instead decides to take a motorcycle trip from Toronto through the Canadian prairies to British Columbia.
On his 18th birthday, writer/teacher Ryan Knighton was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa and told he would eventually go blind. It has taken 15 years, but now Ryan has less than 1% of his vision left in one eye, and is waiting for the last little bit to go — As…