Director: Paul Gross Run Time: 114min Genre(s): Drama
Set during the height of WWI, Passchendaele tells the moving story of an important event in Canadian history through the eyes of Sergeant Michael Dunne (Gross), a soldier who is wounded in France and returns to Calgary emotionally and physically scarred.
While recovering, Dunne meets Sarah (Dhavernas) and becomes determined to win her heart. When Sarah’s asthmatic younger brother David (Dinicol) enlists to fight in the war, Michael returns to the battlefield in order to protect him. The two men are sent to fight against impossible odds in the battle of Passchendaele.
The film won six Genies, including Best Picture and Best Actor, for Paul Gross.
Venue: Royal Canadian Legion Br 66
Date: April 17, 2019
Time: 7:30 PM
Ticket price: Free
Event Primary Language: English
1:00 PM A Bear Named Winnie
7:30 PM Passchendaele
Accessibility: Venue deemed accessible by event host.
Royal Canadian Legion Br 66, 2A South 3911 Hwy., Ponoka, AB, T4J 1J8