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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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: D
Sexual Content: D
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 114
Theater Release: 17 Oct 2008
Video Release: 03 Feb 2009
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Passchendaele is rated Not Rated:

Cast: Paul Gross, Caroline Dhavernas, Joe Dinicol, Meredith Bailey.
Studio: 2008 Alliance
Website: Official site for Passchendaele.

Detailed Review

War movies about Americans may be a dime a dozen, but it is a rare thing indeed to find depictions of Canadian patriotism. This gaping void alone offers good reason… 
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Why Is Passchendaele Rated Not Rated?

This film doesn’t shy away from the atrocities of war and has many scenes of… 
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