SYDNEY CANADIAN FILM FESTIVAL announces opening night film

06 July, 2011 by IF

Press release from The Sydney Canadian Film Festival

The sixth annual Sydney Canadian Film Festival, Possible Worlds, has announced Score: A Hockey Musical as its opening night film on Monday 8 August, 2011.


The opening night film at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival, Score: A Hockey Musical is charming, slick and unashamedly Canadian. Hockey provides a colourful backdrop for this gleeful coming-of-age musical, brought to life by catchy tunes, priceless Canadian cameos and a healthy dose of camp.

Homeschooled teenager Farley (Noah Reid) spends his free time playing street hockey and hanging out with girl next door Eve (Allie MacDonald). Much to the dismay of his free-spirited parents (Olivia Newton-John is the hockey mom), Farley is signed to a major league, catapulted to instant stardom and constant hype. He soon finds that hockey fame comes with a price, not least of which is the expectation to throw a few punches on and off the rink.

Michael McGowan’s follow up to ONE WEEK is a welcome throwback to both the pre-ironic teen comedies of the 80’s and the heyday of vintage musicals.

WHAT: Possible Worlds opening night featuring Score: A Hockey Musical

WHEN: 8th August, 2011

TIME: 6pm drinks for 6.30pm start

WHERE: Dendy Opera Quays