List of Canadian films of 1996

This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 1996:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Best Bad Thing Peter Rowe Drama Canada-Japan co-production made for TV
The Cockroach that Ate Cincinnati Michael McNamara Alan Williams Comedy
Cosmos Jennifer Alleyn, Manon Briand, Marie-Julie Dallaire, Arto Paragamian, André Turpin & Denis Villeneuve Drama anthology produced by Roger Frappier
Crash David Cronenberg James Spader, Elias Koteas, Holly Hunter Drama based on the novel by J.G. Ballard Golden Reel Award; Canada-U.K. co-production
Dinner for Two Janet Perlman Animated short
The Escort (L'Escorte) Denis Langlois Paul-Antoine Taillefer, Éric Cabana, Robin Aubert, Patrice Coquereau Comedy-drama
Fire Deepa Mehta Nandita Das, Shabana Azmi Drama Banned in India; first in the Fire, Earth, Water trilogy by director Deepa Mehta; Canada-India co-production
Hard Core Logo Bruce McDonald Hugh Dillon, Callum Keith Rennie Mockumentary Genie Award - Song
Hollow Point Sidney J. Furie Thomas Ian Griffith, Tia Carrere, John Lithgow Action
The Ideal Man (L’Homme idéal) George Mihalka Marie-Lise Pilote, Roy Dupuis, Macha Grenon, Joe Bocan Comedy, drama Genie Award - Song
Hustler White Bruce LaBruce Bruce LaBruce, Alex Austin Gay drama Canada-German co-production
Jim Loves Jack David Adkin Jim Egan, Jack Nesbit Documentary
Joe's So Mean to Josephine Peter Wellington Eric Thal, Sarah Polley, Don McKellar Drama
Karmina Gabriel Pelletier Isabelle Cyr, Robert Brouillette, Yves Pelletier, France Castel Comedy horror
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy Kelly Makin Kevin McDonald, Scott Thompson, Mark McKinney, Bruce McCulloch, Dave Foley Comedy Spin-off from the TV show made with U.S. financing
Kissed Lynne Stopkewich Molly Parker, Peter Outerbridge Drama Genie Award - Actress (Parker)
Letters from Home Mike Hoolboom Short Toronto International Film Festival – Best Canadian Short
Lilies John Greyson Matthew Ferguson, Jason Cadieux, Brent Carver, Marcel Sabourin, Danny Gilmore, Rémy Girard Drama adapted from the play by Michel-Marc Bouchard
Long Day's Journey into Night David Wellington William Hutt, Martha Henry, Martha Burns, Tom McCamus, Peter Donaldson Drama based on the Eugene O'Neill play Best Canadian Feature Film, Toronto International Film Festival
Love Me, Love Me Not (J'aime j'aime pas) Sylvie Groulx Lucie Laurier, Manon Miclette Drama
Lulu Srinivas Krishna Kim Lieu, Clark Johnson, Saeed Jaffrey Drama Screened at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival
Mistaken Identity (Erreur sur la personne) Gilles Noël Michel Côté, Macha Grenon, Marie-Andrée Corneille Thriller
Mum's the Word (Maman et Ève) Paul Carrière Documentary
Night of the Flood (La nuit du déluge) Bernar Hébert Geneviève Rochette, Julie McClemens, Jacques Godin Drama
Not Me! (Sous-sol) Pierre Gang Richard Moffatt, Louise Portal, Isabelle Pasco Drama Canada's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film this year
The Old Lady and the Pigeons Sylvain Chomet Animated short co-produced with the National Film Board Canada-U.K.-France-Belgium co-production
Polygraph (Le Polygraphe) Robert Lepage Marie Brassard, Patrick Goyette Drama
Poverty and Other Delights (Joyeux Calvaire) Denys Arcand Benoît Brière, Gaston Lepage Drama
Project Grizzly Peter Lynch Troy Hurtubise Documentary
Poor Man's Pudding (Pudding chômeur) Gilles Carle Chloé Sainte-Marie Drama
The Road Taken Selwyn Jacob Documentary co-produced with the National Film Board Canada Award winner
Rowing Through Masato Harada Colin Ferguson, Helen Shaver, Leslie Hope, Kenneth Welsh, James Hyndman Drama
La Salla Richard Condie Jay Brazeau (voice) Computer animation from the National Film Board Academy Award nominee
Shoemaker Colleen Murphy George Buza, Alberta Watson Drama
Specimen John Bradshaw Mark-Paul Gosselaar Science fiction thriller
Suburbinators Gary Burns Joel McNichol, Stephen Spender Drama
Swann Anna Benson Gyles Brenda Fricker, Miranda Richardson, Sean McCann Drama Adaptation of the novel by Carol Shields
Utshimassits: Place of the Boss John Walker Documentary

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