Passchendaele

Director: Paul Gross Year: 2008 Run Time: 114min

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.


Director(s):

Paul Gross

Writer(s):

Paul Gross

Producer(s):

Frank Siracusa, Paul Gross, Francis Damberger, Niv Fichman

Cast:

Paul Gross, Caroline Dhavernas, Gil Bellows, Joe Dinicol

Genre(s):

Drama

Language(s):

English, Dubbed in French

Subtitles:

English, French

Closed Captioning:

English, French

Region:

Paul Gross is from Ontario.

Ratings by Province:

14A Alberta
14A British Columbia
14A Manitoba
14A New Brunswick
14A Newfoundland and Labrador
14A Nova Scotia
14A Northwest Territories
14A Nunavut
14A Ontario
14A Prince Edward Island
13+ Québec
14A Saskatchewan
14A Yukon