Picture from Passchendaele
Overall C+

Canada's military legacy is explored in Passchendale. Written, directed and starring Paul Gross, the movie follows the experiences of a World War I soldier named Michael Dunne. This character is based upon the filmmaker's grandfather, who was a veteran of the bloody battle.

Violence D
Sexual Content D
Profanity D
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Talk to your kids about…


Why do you think so few films have been made about Canada’s involvement in various wars? Are there other places where this military history can be found? How does the knowledge or an ignorance of these sacrifices and achievements affect a feeling of patriotism?

For more details on the real story of Passchendaele, check this movie’s website: www.passchendaelethemovie.com.