Altona Public Library presents Meatballs & Corner Gas: The Movie

Film(s) Playing:

Corner Gas: The Movie (2014)

Corner Gas: The Movie

Director: David Storey Run Time: 95min Genre(s): Comedy, Family

Show More 
Show Less 
Summary:

Times get tough in Dog River, Saskatchewan when Mayor Fitzy (Cunningham) blows the town’s budget on a risky investment. With no electricity, no water and local businesses dropping like flies, the town’s residents have no choice but to pull together to keep their beloved hometown from going under.

Suddenly, the normally apathetic Brent (Butt) is spurred into action, buying the shuttered town pub and entering Dog River into the “Quaintest Town in Canada” competition. With a chance to win $75,000, the townsfolk make one last rally to best their arch-rival town of Wullerton, head off big corporate investors and “quaintify” the town. Will their efforts be enough?

Based on the Canadian Comedy Award–winning TV series — with all of your favourite characters returning for this big-screen reunion — the latest tale of Dog River is sure to charm, amuse and delight.

Cast: Brent Butt, Gabrielle Miller, Fred Ewanuick, Eric Peterson, Janet Wright
Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - PG
British Columbia - PG
Manitoba - PG
New Brunswick - PG
Newfoundland and Labrador - PG
Nova Scotia - PG
Northwest Territories - PG
Nunavut - PG
Ontario - PG
Prince Edward Island - PG
Québec - G
Saskatchewan - PG
Yukon - PG
Film language(s): English
This film is subtitled in: English

Meatballs

Director: Ivan Reitman Run Time: 93min Genre(s): Comedy, Family

Show More 
Show Less 
Summary:

This ode to summer camp is a true Canadian classic and features Bill Murray in his first starring role. He plays Tripper, a prankster and a flirt who can’t help teasing his boss and the counsellors at the nearby rich kids’ camp.

Everyone, including Tripper, is sick and tired of perennially losing the Camp Olympics. It’s only by encouraging all campers to try their hardest — including young Rudy (Makepeace), who has self-esteem issues — that Tripper and his troops can hope to emerge triumphant. Full of wacky pranks, lively high jinks and a lot of touching moments, Meatballs is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.

Meatballs won the Genie Awards for Best Screenplay and Best Actress (Lynch), as well as the Golden Reel Award, given to the film with the biggest box office gross of the year.

Cast: Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch, Chris Makepeace, Jack Blum
Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - NR
British Columbia - PG
Manitoba - PG
New Brunswick - NR
Newfoundland and Labrador - PG
Nova Scotia - NR
Northwest Territories - NR
Nunavut - NR
Ontario - PG
Prince Edward Island - NR
Québec - G
Saskatchewan - PG
Yukon - PG
Film language(s): English
This film is subtitled in: English

Venue: South Central Regional Library - Altona Branch

Date: April 17, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM

Ticket price: Free

Event Primary Language: English

Event Details:
2:00 PM Meatballs
4:00 PM Corner Gas

Accessibility: Venue deemed accessible by event host.

Address:
South Central Regional Library - Altona Branch, 113–125 Centre Avenue, Altona, MB, R0G 0B0
Get Directions…

Free Admission

Brought to you by:

Altona Public Library logo IATSE 856 logo