White Room (film)

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For the unreleased film by The KLF, see The KLF films.
White Room
Directed by Patricia Rozema
Produced by Alexandra Raffe
Patricia Rozema
Written by Patricia Rozema
Starring Maurice Godin
Kate Nelligan
Sheila McCarthy
Music by Mark Korven
Patricia Rozema
Cinematography Paul Sarossy
Edited by Patricia Rozema
Release date
  • 2 October 1990 (1990-10-02)
Running time
93 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

White Room is a Canadian drama film, released in 1990, written and directed by Patricia Rozema, starring Maurice Godin, Kate Nelligan and Sheila McCarthy. Ziggy Lorenc and Erika Ritter also have cameo appearances in the film as interviewers.


Norm is a confused young man who is drawn into events after witnessing the murder of rock star Madeleine X (Margot Kidder). Jane, a mysterious woman, meets Norm at Madeleine X's funeral, and Zelda, a quirky bohemian artist, helps Norm get a job and attempt to solve the murder.

Home media[edit]

The movie was released in Canada on VHS by Alliance Releasing Home Video. In 2002, the film was released on DVD by Alliance Atlantis. The DVD contains a widescreen presentation, French and English audio tracks, and an audio commentary by the director.


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