List of Canadian films of 1978

This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 1978:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Afterlife Ishu Patel NFB animated short Canadian Film Award – Animated Short; Annecy International Animated Film Festival – Grand Prize[1]
All Nothing (Tout rien) Frédéric Back Animated short
Angela Boris Sagal Sophia Loren, Steve Railsback Drama
The Backstreet Six (Comme les six doigts de la main) André Melançon Comedy
Bears and Man Bill Schmalz Documentary
Blood and Guts Paul Lynch William Smith, Henry Beckman, Micheline Lanctôt Sports drama
Blood Relatives Claude Chabrol Donald Sutherland, Stéphane Audran, Micheline Lanctôt, Donald Pleasence Crime drama based on a story by Ed McBain One of three Canadian films by French New Wave director, Claude Chabrol
The Bronswik Affair (L'Affaire Bronswik) Robert Awad, André Leduc Animated mockumentary
The Devil and Daniel Mouse Clive A. Smith Animated
Drying Up the Streets Robin Spry Don Francks, Len Cariou, Sarah Torgov, August Schellenberg Crime drama [2]
Fields of Endless Day Terence Macartney-Filgate Documentary
The Guardian Angel (L'Ange gardien) Jacques Fournier Margaret Trudeau, André Falcon, Francis Lemaire Romantic comedy
High-Ballin' Peter Carter Peter Fonda, Jerry Reed, Helen Shaver Comedy
Home to Stay Delbert Mann Henry Fonda, Frances Hyland Drama
I, Maureen Janine Manatis Colleen Collins, Michael Ironside Drama
I Miss You, Hugs and Kisses Murray Markowitz Elke Sommer, Donald Pilon, Chuck Shamata Mystery
In Praise of Older Women George Kaczender Tom Berenger, Karen Black, Susan Strasberg Drama based on the novel by Stephen Vizinczey
Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang Theodore J. Flicker Children's
The Last Pogo Colin Brunton Teenage Head, The Viletones Documentary
The Manitou William Girdler Tony Curtis, Susan Strasberg Horror
Marie-Anne Martin Walters Andrée Pelletier, John Juliani, Tantoo Cardinal, Gordon Tootoosis Historical drama
One Night Stand Allan King Brent Carver, Chapelle Jaffe Drama based on a play by Carol Bolt Canadian Film Award – Non-Feature Actor (Craver), Non-Feature Actress (Jaffe), Non-Feature Musical Score[3]
Power Play Martyn Burke Peter O’Toole, David Hemmings, Donald Pleasence, Barry Morse Political drama Canadian Film Award – Screenplay; Canada-U.K. co-production
Priory: The Only Home I've Got Mark Dolgoy Documentary Genie Award winner for Best Short Documentary
Running Time Mort Ransen Jackie Burroughs, David Balser, Gerard Parkes Drama [4]
The Silent Partner Daryl Duke Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York Crime, thriller
Song of the Paddle Bill Mason NFB short Canadian Film Award – Non-Feature Direction, Non-Feature Cinematography, Non-Feature Sound[5]
Special Delivery Eunice Macauley, John Weldon NFB animated short Academy Award for animated short
The Third Walker Teri McLuhan Colleen Dewhurst, William Shatner, Monique Mercure Drama
Three Card Monte Les Rose Richard Gabourie, Chris Langevin, Lynne Cavannagh
Tomorrow Never Comes Peter Collinson Oliver Reed, Susan George, Raymond Burr Crime drama Canada-U.K. co-production
Two Solitudes Lionel Chetwynd Jean-Pierre Aumont, Stacy Keach, Gloria Carlin, Chris Wiggins, Claude Jutra Drama based on the novel by Hugh MacLennan
Tyler Ralph L. Thomas R. H. Thomson, Murray Westgate Drama
Violette Nozière Claude Chabrol Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean Carmet Crime drama based on a true story Canada-France co-production directed by Claude Chabrol
Why Me? Janet Perlman Animated
Xenogenesis James Cameron Science fiction

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Afterlife by Ishu Patel". Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  2. ^ "Item: - Library and Archives Canada". Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  3. ^ "Item: - Library and Archives Canada". Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  4. ^ "Item: - Library and Archives Canada". Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  5. ^ "Song of the Paddle by Bill Mason - NFB". Retrieved 2017-03-31.