VICTORIA DAY

It is May 1988 in Toronto. The school year is coming to a close. The Victoria Day long weekend heralds the beginning of summer.

In Boston, Wayne Gretzky’s dynastic Edmonton Oilers are playing in the Stanley Cup Finals. Best of all, Bob Dylan is coming to town.

Ben Spektor, 16, attends the concert with his two closest friends, Sammy and Noah. Outside the concert, Ben sees what looks like a routine exchange: two teenagers buying drugs. In a way he could never have predicted, the consequences of this drug deal will alter the course of his summer and, quite possibly, the rest of his life.

Written and Directed by David Bezmozgis. Produced by Holm & McNamara.

World Premiere: Sundance Film Festival
Awards: 2010 Genie Awards Nominee Best Original Screenplay - David Bezmozgis, 2009 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize Nominee World Cinema Dramatic - David Bezmozgis
Festivals: Sundance Film Festival, Shanghai International Film Festival, Moscow International Film Festival, Hamptons International Film Festival, Athens International Film Festival, Seoul International Family Film Festival, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Genre: Scripted, Drama
Available for Rent or Purchase: iTunes, Amazon, YouTube Movies
Soundtrack available now on iTunes,

“Victoria Day’ is not a thriller by any means, but as a morality tale, it has an edge as well as a professional sheen.” – Variety

"★★★ a quietly sympathetic view of adolescent confusion ” – The Globe and Mail