Across The Line

Synopsis: A young, black NHL hopeful living in a racially divided Nova Scotian community finds his career prospects in jeopardy when tensions in his community come to a head.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Director X.
Production: Circle Blue Films
  7 wins & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
5.2
Rotten Tomatoes:
83%
NOT RATED
Year:
2015
87 min
20 Views

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This kid's not Crosby.

Fletcher, well maybe.

Fletcher?

As in Stevie Fletcher?

You're showing your age now.

Come on. Get real.

I feel like I'm the only one

who's being real at this point.

Have you seen the Slaughter

kid skate though?

We have a station hockey team.

You've seen me skate.

I can skate.

This kid plays hockey

like he's in the NBA.

He doesn't even see the ice!

Yeah, but he scores goals.

That's what you do in hockey.

He misses opportunities

with his teammates.

He showboats.

He floats sometimes.

If I were his coach, you know

what? I'd scratch the guy.

You were his coach?

Oh man. Come on.

Scratch the number one player?

Now you're just being cranky.

Look, the only reason anyone's

even pushing this kid

is because he's from a tough

neighbourhood, North Preston.

Yeah. First black Nova Scotian

to make it to the NHL.

Look, you gotta admit.

That's a Cinderella

story right there.

Yeah. It's a fairytale.

That's the right word.

Fairytale.

A 9-year-old metro girl

has a new lease on life

thanks to surgery at the

Hospital for Sick Children.

Tracey Hooper was given...

Mattie! Carter! Breakfast!

You know they're

ripping us off, right?

I mean there is no way

that bill was $450.

I'm-I'm gonna talk to 'em.

Mm hmm.

Morning Mama.

Ah good morning baby.

Thank you.

Morning Dad.

Mattie.

The guys down at the

cement company keep asking

when you're gonna come

down to the office

and sign some of

your Junior A cards.

Whenever you want, Dad.

Now let's see if

he comes correct

over the next quote on cement.

Ah shit!

I got it.

How many inches in

five square feet?

720.

Thank you, Carter.

See boy?

Come work for me.

Slaughter and Son.

Your brains, my skills?

We'll make a killing.

Yeah. I'm out.

Where you going?

Mattie, come here.

Who's that?

I don't know.

Mm. Mm. Mm. Mm.

Oh okay.

So this is what

you're pushing.

Yeah.

That guy give it to you?

Teddy?

Uh huh.

Yeah he just let me

hold it for a bit.

Well Christ, she sharp,

ain't it?

Yeah. I can't even lie.

It's pretty sweet.

For a pimp car.

Get in.

So that white man's promising

you the world, eh?

I haven't even signed

the contracts yet

and already he's got a

scout lined up to see me.

Yeah he's just drooling

about that money

he goin' make off ya, boy.

Yeah. You know what they say,

he's the best.

Yeah. Bullshitter.

Maybe.

But yeah, Mom and Dad,

they happy.

You know, Dad's

running around town

bragging about you and shit.

Hey. That's my boy.

Who?

You know, Mattie Slaughter.

Maybe he's got a right.

Yeah.

What? You got a new phone?

Uh business line.

Teddy! What's up?

What you saying?

Got ya.

What's up man? You good?

Yeah man. I'm good.

Listen to this.

Yeah! There we go. You good?

I'm good.

All right. Let's go.

Yo Holmes, to Bel Air.

This place never

gonna change, boy.

It's high school for you.

Yeah.

Mm. Mm mm.

Look at all that sweetness.

Oh you like that, huh?

Oh I love it.

- Hey.

- Hey.

Jayme Crawley.

What are you dressed

like that for girl?

It's asshole repellent.

She got you.

Yo f*ck you.

Oh you wish.

Are we still on for lunch today?

Will you get the work done?

I'll see you at lunch.

Man, that girl is

a super freak bro.

Skoo!

Choose that boy.

Man C, I gotta go.

All right. All right later.

You gonna pick me up

from the rink later?

Don't know. Mm. What you saying?

...special telescopes to see

things that human eyes can't.

For this picture, three

telescopes were used

and each picked up a

different type of light.

The guy at Tattoo Village

said he'd do us two for one.

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