Niagara Motel is a 2006 Canadian drama film directed by Gary Yates. It was adapted by George F. Walker from Suburban Motel his series of six plays. The film earned numerous nominations, including a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress for Caroline Dhavernas.
Niagara Motel features its namesake and the ongoings amongst the inhabitants of the motel and linked Riverside Grill coffee shop located in Niagara Falls. The characters include the owner and his daughter (Andrei and Fitch), their newly pregnant waitress (Dhavernas) being recruited to star in low budget porn videos, a young couple (Friel and Holden-Reid) with a criminal past struggling to recover their child from social services, and a middle class husband and wife (Keleghan and Crewson) in a marriage that is disintegrating in near-record time - all led by a drunken motel caretaker (Ferguson).
|keywords||coffee shop crewson criminal past dhavernas ferguson friel holden-reid keleghan kristen holden-ried middle class niagara falls social services struggle young couple|
|producer||Bernard Zukerman Michael Prupas Phyllis Laing|
|publisher||Mongrel Media Soda Pictures|