VICTORIA DAY

By David BEZMOZGIS

WAZABI FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2009


    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 87 mn
    • Director(s)
    • David BEZMOZGIS
    • Writer(s)
    • David BEZMOZGIS
    • Producer(s)
    • Judy HOLM, Michael MCNAMARA
    • Synopsis
    • It is May 1988 in Toronto. The school year is coming to a close. The Victoria
      Day long weekend heralds the beginning of summer. In Boston, Wayne
      Gretzky's dynastic Edmonton Oilers are playing in the Stanley Cup Finals. Best
      of all, Bob Dylan is coming to town.
      Ben Spektor, 16, attends the concert with his two closest friends, Sammy and
      Noah. Though the year is 1988, they exist as if in a time warp, idolizing the
      music and culture of the 1960s. Outside the concert, Ben sees what looks like a
      routine exchange: two teenagers buying drugs. In a way he could never have
      predicted, the consequences of this drug deal will alter the course of his
      summer and, quite possibly, the rest of his life. This one event, barely significant
      at the time, initiates Ben into love, as well as death, and forces him to confront
      his conscience, his friends, and his family. Over the span of one week,
      seemingly disparate forces converge on him -- the search for a missing boy, his
    • Partners & financing
    • Markham Street Films
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