Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 6:30PM

Canadian Premiere
Agnes, taken for granted as a suburban mother, discovers a passion for solving jigsaw puzzles which unexpectedly draws her into a new world – where her life unfolds in ways she could never have imagined.

This screening will be preceded by a talk from renowned University of Toronto Professor, Marcel Danesi, who is an expert on the study of puzzles as highly beneficial to human’s physical and mental state. Professor Danesi will also be available to sign copies of his books which will also be available for purchase before the screening of Puzzle.

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Film Details

  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: 14A
  • Runtime:
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2018
  • Director & Writer: Mark Turtletaub
  • Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Irrfan Khan, David Denman, Bubba Weiler

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Professor Marcel Danesi Biography

Professor Marcel Danesi is a Professor of Semiotics and Linguistic Anthropology at the University of Toronto, and is the author of over 100 books, as well as an ongoing blog with Psychology Today. His works consider the semiotic and anthropological aspects of puzzles, emoji, popular culture, crime, and youth. He is known for his work in language, communications, and semiotics; being Director of the Program in semiotics and communicaton theory He has also held positions at Rutgers University (1972), University of Rome “La Sapienza” (1988), the Catholic University of Milan (1990), and the University of Lugano. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies and is a past-president of the Semiotic Society of America.

Short films screened before this feature:

A Beautiful Fight
Oakville Director Ross Cadranel will be in attendance, World Premiere, 4:36

Balloon Ride
Australian, Director Evan Hughes, Canadian Premiere, 5:22



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Event Details

Start date: June 24, 2018

Start time: 06:30 p.m.

Venue: Film.ca Cinemas

Coordinates: 43.4465142,-79.6924327