List of Canadian films of 2012

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This is a list of Canadian films which were released in 2012:

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
L'Affaire Dumont Daniel Grou Marc-André Grondin, Geneviève Brouillette, Marilyn Castonguay Drama
All That You Possess (French title: Tout ce que tu possèdes) Bernard Émond Patrick Drolet, Gilles Renaud, Isabelle Vincent Drama
Antiviral Brandon Cronenberg Caleb Landry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Malcolm McDowell Horror Made with U.S. financing
Blackbird Jason Buxton Connor Jessup, Alexia Fast, Jeremy Akerman Drama
The Boxing Girls of Kabul Ariel Nasr National Film Board Documentary Best short documentary, 1st Canadian Screen Awards
Camion Rafaël Ouellet Julien Poulin, Patrice Dubois, Stéphane Breton Conedy, drama Prix Jutra – Actor (Poulin), Musical Score
Cosmopolis David Cronenberg Robert Pattinson, Jay Baruchel, Juliette Binoche, Samantha Morton, Emily Hampshire, Sara Gorden, Paul Giamatti Original Score, Song-1st Canadian Screen Awards; Canada-Italy-France-Portugal co-production
Chained Jennifer Lynch Vincent D'Onofrio, Julia Ormond Thriller Direct to DVD
The Disappeared Shandi Mitchell Billy Campbell, Shawn Doyle, Brian Downey Drama
Esimésac Luc Picard Nicola-Frank Vachon, Marie Brassard, Isabel Richler, Luc Picard, Gildor Roy Prix Jutra – Costumes
The Fruit Hunters Yung Chang Bill Pullman Documentary produced with the National Film Board and CBC-TV Inspired by the book by Adam Gollner; made for TV.
Goon Michael Dowse Seann William Scott, Liev Schreiber, Jay Baruchel Comedy
High Chicago Alfons Adetuyi Colin Salmon, Kevin Hanchard, Karen LeBlanc, Sebastian Pigott Drama Direct to DVD
Home Again Sudz Sutherland Lyriq Bent, Stephan James Drama
In No Particular Order Terry Miles & Kristine Cofsky Kristine Cofsky, Sonja Bennett, Ben Cotton, Mike Dopud, Stephen Lobo, Carmen Lavigne Comedy-drama
Inch'Allah Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette Évelyne Brochu, Sivan Levy, Sabrina Ouazani Drama Canada-France co-production
Indie Game: The Movie James Swirsky & Lisanne Pajot Documentary
Inescapable Ruba Nadda Alexander Siddig, Joshua Jackson, Marisa Tomei, Oded Fehr, Fadia Nadda Political drama Canada-South Africa co-production
Inner Worlds Outer Worlds Daniel Schmidt & Patrick Sweeney Documentary Winner, Award of Excellence, Canada International Film Festival
I, Pet Goat II Louis Lefebvre Animated short Ocelot Robot Film Festival 2012 - Best Short Film
Last Chance Paul-Émile d'Entremont National Film Board Documentary
Laurence Anyways Xavier Dolan Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye Drama TIFF – Best Canadian Feature Film; Cannes Film Festival – Queer Palm, Un Certain Regard, Best Actress (Clément)
The Lesser Blessed Anita Doron Joel Evans, Chloe Rose, Kiowa Gordon, Benjamin Bratt Drama
Let the Daylight Into the Swamp Jeffrey St. Jules National Film Board 3D short
Liverpool Manon Briand Stéphanie Lapointe, Charles-Alexandre Dubé Comedy/crime
Lowlife Seth Smith Chik White Drama/horror
Mars et Avril Martin Villeneuve Jacques Languirand, Caroline Dhavernas, Paul Ahmarani, Robert Lepage Sci-fi fantasy
Midnight's Children Deepa Mehta Satya Bhabha, Shriya Saran, Seema Biswas, Siddarth, Rajat Kappor, Rahul Bose Drama A Canada-U.K. co-production based on the novel by Salman Rushdie.
Moving Day Mike Clattenburg Will Sasso, Gabriel Hogan, Jonny Harris, Charlie Murphy, Victor Garber, Gabrielle Miller Comedy
My Awkward Sexual Adventure Sean Garrity Jonas Chernick, Emily Hampshire, Sarah Manninen Comedy-drama
Omertà Luc Dionne Michel Côté, Rachelle Lefevre, Patrick Huard, René Angélil, Stéphane Rousseau Crime drama
Payback Jennifer Baichwal Margaret Atwood, Raj Patel National Film Board Documentary Based on the book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth
The People of the Kattawapiskak River Alanis Obomsawin National Film Board Documentary Attawapiskat housing crisis
Resident Evil: Retribution Paul W. S. Anderson Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Kevin Durand, Colin Salmon Horror Canada-German co-production; Golden Reel Award; shot in 3D
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D Michael J. Bassett Adelaide Clemens, Kit Harington, Deborah Kara Unger, Martin Donovan. Malcolm McDowell, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sean Bean Horror Canada-France co-production made with U.S. financing
Still Mine Michael McGowan James Cromwell, Geneviève Bujold, Jonathan Potts Drama Toronto International Film Festival screening only; general release in 2013. Actor (Cromwell)-1st Canadian Screen Awards.
Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada Karen Cho National Film Board Documentary Best documentary, Whistler Film Festival
Stories We Tell Sarah Polley Rebecca Jenkins, Sarah Polley National Film Board Documentary Premiered at 69th Venice International Film Festival; Documentary-1st Canadian Screen Awards; TFCA – Best Canadian Film
Vanishing Point Stephen A. Smith & Julia Szucs Navarana K'avigak National Film Board Documentary
War Witch (French title: Rebelle) Kim Nguyen Rachel Mwanza, Serge Kanyinda Drama about child soldiers Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign-Language Film
We Were Children Tim Wolochatiuk Documentary produced with the National Film Board Documenting experiences in the residential school system
The World Before Her Nisha Pahuja Documentary

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