Victoria Day
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A Toronto teen finds his view of the world forever changed by what first appeared to be a typical drug deal, but subsequently yields severe consequences, in this period drama from writer/director David Bezmozgis. Toronto, 1988: The school year is nearing an end as the long Victoria Day weekend signals the onset of summer. Wayne Gretzky is leading the Edmonton Oilers into the Stanley Cup finals, and Bob Dylan is coming to town. Sixteen year old Ben Spektor and his best friends Sammy and Noah all have tickets to the show. It may be the 1980s, but these three teens are absorbed in the culture and… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It is intensely well observed, but somewhat lacking in drama. It is lightly nostalgic about its moment in history. It's probably autobiographical. And it doesn't have much of an ending."
‑ Kate Taylor, Globe and Mail
"A tiny perfect gem about the no-man's-land of adolescence."
‑ Liz Braun, Jam! Movies
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