Aquarians is a wintertime drama about a seminary student who returns to his hometown and is compelled to reconnect with his estranged brother.
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Based on a play by Sean Minogue, PRODIGALS tells the story of Wesley (David Alpay, ARARAT), a man who left his hometown of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario five years earlier with big dreams. He is compelled to return to this small town from Toronto to testify in a court trial on behalf of an old friend who is charged with murder. His ex-girlfriend (Sara Canning, HELLO DESTROYER) is now involved with another man, though he still feels attracted to her. His friends seem to expect him to be the hero who will turn the court case around. All of this is a lot of pressure on a guy who never really wanted to return home in the first place. PRODIGALS is directed by Michelle Ouellet (AFTERPARTY) with a strong Canadian cast also starring Kanelito Horn, Nicholas Carella and Jamieson Parker.
When aspiring romance novelist Kim Rossi is unceremoniously dumped by her soon-to-be-published romance novelist boyfriend, Kim takes stock and decides to take a leap. She signs up for a romance writing retreat at a quaint Vermont Inn shortly before Christmas, where a top romance novelist is scheduled to attend and read the work of one lucky writer. Shortly after arriving, she crosses paths with Zeke, whom she initially finds to be intrusive and, naturally, ends up being her assignment partner. Worse yet, her ex is also at the retreat. Despite these bumps in the road, Kim steps outside her comfort zone and plunges into the writing exercises, surprising herself. Equally unexpected is the attraction that seems to be building between her and Zeke that promises to take her down a road she never imagined traveling. Based on the book by Richard Paul Evans.
Ray, a construction worker trapped in an unhappy marriage, pursues an affair with his neighbor, Carla. Carla’s husband, Greg, is a mobster who keeps large sums of drug money in their home. With this in mind, Carla comes up with a plan: She and Ray will steal Greg’s money, burn down her house, convince Greg the money was lost in the fire and then run away together. Carla’s scheme, however, doesn’t go off as planned.