Poster for Passchendaele

Autumn 2008 Main series

Sunday, December 7, 2008 at 4:00pm
Sunday, December 7, 2008 at 7:00pm
Monday, December 8, 2008 at 7:00pm

Acadia Cinema's Al Whittle Theatre
450 Main Street, Wolfville, NS

Directed by Paul Gross

Screenplay by Paul Gross

Starring Paul Gross, Caroline Dhavernas, Gil Bellows, Joe Dinicol, and Adam Harrington

Rated 14A · 1h 54m

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Set during the height of the First World War, Passchendaele tells the story of Sergeant Michael Dunne, a soldier who is brutally wounded in France and returns to Calgary emotionally and physically scarred. While in the military hospital in Calgary, he meets Sarah, a mysterious and attractive nurse with whom he develops a passionate love. When Sarah’s younger asthmatic brother David signs up to fight in Europe, Michael feels compelled to return to Europe to protect him. Michael and David, like thousands of Canadians, are sent to fight in the third battle of Ypres, a battle against impossible odds, commonly known as “Passchendaele”. It is a story of passion, courage and dedication, showing the heroism of those that fought in battle, and of the ones that loved them.