John Paizs

  • John Paizs – Crime Wave [Director’s Cut] (1985)

    1981-1990CanadaClassicsCultJohn Paizs


    A Canadian cult classic.

    A seminal film in Winnipeg independent film-making in the 1980’s Crime Wave is a work of incredible imagination and inventive ideas. Upon its release in the mid 1980’s the film played to terrific acclaim at film festivals across North America. Crammed with B movie gags and pop cultural references the movie follows the story of Steven Penny, a crime writer who wants to create the perfect colour crime movie but he is only good at writing beginnings and endings (and not the stuff in the middle.)Read More »

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