2014, 83:18 minutes, colour, English
Aliens, robots and frenzied seductresses as the missing links of Canuckfilm? That sounds like a Canadian movie classic all its own.” - Peter Howell, Toronto Star
“Some sort of temporal-lobe-seizure-inducing form of trance technology, with Christopher Plummer pulling the levers.” - Adrian Mack, Georgia Straight
Prepare to face the power of the ultimate dimension!
Breaking out of their imaginary purgatory, a disagreeable crew of aliens invade Canada, using the tools of cinema as weapons in a battle for colonial domination.
Fragments of 434 Canadian feature films are mashed into this 84 minute found-footage feature. All were produced between 1970 and 1989 – the infamous “tax shelter” years, when the government tried to create Hollywood North – and failed spectacularly.
Features “appearances” from dozens of familiar Canadian actors. Fasten your seat belts.
11 minutes of deleted scenes
Yonge Street in the movies
Kids on TV “Poison” video
“Science Crazed” 5 minute digest
Late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford explained with Canadian movies
Interviews with Tax Shelter actors Lisa Langlois and Lesleh Donaldson
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