List of Canadian films of 1999

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This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 1999:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Atomic Saké Louise Archambault Audrey Benoît, Suzanne Clément Short Prix Jutra – Short
Babar: King of the Elephants Raymond Jafelice voices Dan Lett, Janet-Laine Green, Wayne Robson, Chris Wiggins, Kristin Fairlie Animated feature Canada-France-German co-production
Beefcake Thom Fitzgerald Daniel MacIvor, Jonathan Torrens, Jack Lalanne Docudrama Canada-U.K.-France co-production
Better than Chocolate Anne Wheeler Wendy Crewson, Karyn Dwyer, Christina Cox, Peter Outerbridge Comedy drama
Boozecan Nicholas Campbell Justin Louis, Eugene Lipinski, Kenneth Welsh, Jan Rubes Crime drama
Le Dernier souffle (The Last Breath) Richard Ciupka Luc Picard, Serge Houde, Michel Goyette Drama
Dinner at Fred's Shawn Thompson Gil Bellows, Parker Posey, Kevin McDonald, John Neville, Christopher Lloyd Black comedy
The Divine Ryans Stephen Reynolds Jordan Harvey, Robert Joy, Pete Postlethwaite, Mary Walsh Drama
Elvis Gratton II: Miracle À Memphis Pierre Falardeau Julien Poulin Satire
Emporte-moi Léa Pool Karine Vanasse, Pascale Bussières, Karine Vanasse, Miki Manojlovic Coming-of-age drama Entered into the 49th Berlin International Film Festival; Canada-France-Switzerland co-production
L’Erreur boréale Richard Desjardins & Robert Monderie Documentary Prix Jutra – Documentary; a powerful, point-to-view documentary that created controversy in Quebec and amendments to the Provinces’ Forest Act in 2005.
eXistenZ David Cronenberg Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Eccleston, Don McKellar Body horror/Science fiction Genie Award – Editing; Berlin Film Festival – Silver Bear; Canada-U.K. co-production
Eye of the Beholder Stephan Elliott Ashley Judd, Ewan McGregor, Patrick Bergin, Geneviève Bujold, k.d. lang, Jason Priestly Thriller Canada-U.K.-Australia co-productiion
Felicia's Journey Atom Egoyan Bob Hoskins, Elaine Cassidy, Arsinée Khanjian Drama based on the novel by William Trevor Genie Awards – Adapted Screenplay, Actor (Hoskins), Cinematography, Musical Score; Canada-U.K. co-production
The Five Senses Jeremy Podeswa Mary-Louise Parker, Pascale Bussières Drama
Full Blast Rodrique Jean David La Haye, Louise Portal Drama Prix Jutra – Supporting Actress (Thério)
Grey Owl Richard Attenborough Pierce Brosnan, Nathaniel Arcand, David Fox, Graham Greene Biopic based on the life of Grey Owl Genie Award - Costumes; Canada-U.K. co-production
Grizzly Falls Stewart Raffill Daniel Clark, Bryan Brown, Tom Jackson, Richard Harris Family film Canada-U.K. co-production
Images of a Dictatorship Patricio Henriquez Feature documentary Documentary on Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet; Prix Jutra - Documentary
Jack & Jill John Kalangis John Kalangis, Shauna MacDonald Drama
Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang George Bloomfield Gary Busey, Mark McKinney, Miranda Richardson, Max Morrow, Ice-T Family film based on the short story by Mordecai Richler Genie Award - Song
Jesus' Son Alison Maclean Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, Denis Leary Drama
Just Watch Me: Trudeau and the '70s Generation Catherine Annau Documentary Genie for Best Feature Doc explores the Trudeau legacy
The Law of Enclosures John Greyson Sarah Polley, Brendan Fletcher, Diane Ladd Drama based on the novel by Dale Peck Genie Award – Actor (Fletcher)
The Life before This Jerry Ciccoritti Catherine O’Hara, Joe Pantoliano, Sarah Polley, Stephen Rae Drama Genie Award – Supporting Actress (O’Hara)
Loyalties Lesley Ann Patten Documentary Canada Award-winner
Men with Guns Kari Skogland Donal Logue, Gregory Sporieder, Callum Keith Rennie Cime drama
My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts Torill Kove Mag Ruffman (narration) Animated short co-produced with National Film Board Academy Award nominee; Canada-Norway co-production
New Waterford Girl Allan Moyle Liane Balaban, Nicholas Campbell, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Mary Walsh Drama
The Old Man and the Sea Alexandre Petrov Animated short Prix Jutra – Animation; Academy Award – Animated Short; first animated IMAX short; Canada-Russia-Japan co-production
Post Mortem Louis Bélanger Gabriel Arcand, Sylvie Moreau, Hélène Loiselle Drama Genie Award – Screenplay, Actress (Moreau); Prix Jutra – Picture, Director, Screenplay, Actor (Arcand), Editing; Claude Jutra Award
Rollercoaster Scott Smith Brendan Fletcher, Kett Turton Drama
Sunshine István Szabó Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Ehle, Deborah Kara Unger, Molly Parker Drama Genie Award – Picture, Sound; Canada-Austria-German-Hungary co-production
Top of the Food Chain John Paizs Campbell Scott. Fiona Loewi, Tom Everett Scott, Nigel Bennett Off-beat sci-fi comedy, drama
Touched Mort Ransen Lynn Redgrave, Tygh Runyan, Maury Chaykin, Lolita Davidovich Drama
To Walk with Lions Carl Schultz Richard Harris, Ian Bannen, Kerry Fox, Honor Blackman, Geraldine Chaplin Drama Biopic of wildlife conservationist George Adamson; Canada-U.K.-Kenya co-production
Village of Idiots Eugene Fedorenko & Rose Newlove National Film Board animated short Genie Award – Animated Short
When Justice Fails Allan A. Goldstein Jeff Fahey, Marlee Martin, Carl Marotte Crime drama Made with U.S. financing
When the Day Breaks Wendy Tilby & Amanda Forbis Martha Wainwright (song) National Film Board animated short

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