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Directed by Clément Virgo
Canada, 1995
Drama, Crime


Filmmaker Clément Virgo’s award-winning drama follows a trio of inner-city African Americans who struggle with parenthood, romance and homophobia. A recently released convict attempts to reunite with an old flame — and the son he never really knew.

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Rude Directed by Clément Virgo

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

1995 | Special Mention: Best Canadian Feature Film (Special Jury Citation)

Genie Awards

1996 | 8 nominations including: Best Motion Picture

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