John A. Macdonald: The Impossible Idea

John A. Macdonald: The Impossible Idea

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This short fiction film tells the story of John A. MacDonald’s rise to power. Canada’s first Prime Minister and one of the Fathers of the Confederation, MacDonald didn’t enjoy an easy political career. When he first shared his vision of a Dominion reaching from sea to sea – an audacious proposal regarded as uncertain even by his supporters – his opponents derided him. “The fox is out of tricks," they taunted. "Bankrupt of ideas, he offers us clouds." This film offers us a memorable flashback

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Générique
  • réalisateur
    Gordon Burwash
  • producteur
    Julian Biggs
  • producteur exécutif
    Guy Glover
  • scénario
    George Salverson
  • photographie
    John Gunn
  • son
    Leo O'Donnell
  • montage
    Donald Ginsberg
  • montage sonore
    Kathleen Shannon
  • ré-enregistrement
    Ron Alexander
  • musique
    Joan Edward
  • interprète
    Robert Christie
    James Edmond
    Stephen Ker Appleby
    Basil Fitzgibbon
    Angus MacCormick
    Cec Linder
    Martin Andrews
    John Paris