sarah polley, stories we tellTIFF

Year after year, Canadian film just keeps getting better.

While Canadians still bemoan the state of our movie industry -- as well as our rock-bottom budgets -- it's easy to see that Canadian movie actors, directors and producers are really upping the ante. Big-name directors like Atom Egoyan and Don McKellar are delivering shiny new products, and gone are the hackneyed tropes that used to dominate Canadian film. (You know what I mean: snow, ice, despair...)

With that in mind, here are some of the best movies that Canada had to offer in 2013. We're talking homegrown talent, folks! Let's support them as best we can!