Strike in Town

Strike in Town

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This short film depicts the act of collective bargaining common to Canadian industry and shows how it affected a union, a company and a community. In Strike in Town the events that led to a deadlock in negotiations between management and employees at a furniture factory are staged against the backdrop of a one-industry town. It's the story of a strike nobody wanted, but which everyone was powerless to stop.

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Strike in Town , Leslie McFarlane, offert par l'Office national du film du Canada

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  • réalisateur
    Leslie McFarlane
  • producteur
    Nicholas Balla
  • scénario
    Ian MacNeill
    Morten Parker
  • photographie
    Walter A. Sutton
  • son
    Joseph Champagne
  • montage
    Fergus McDonell
  • montage sonore
    Dino Di Campo
  • narrateur
    John Drainie
  • interprète
    Elizabeth Amos
    Sheila Coonan
    Brendan Dillon
    Edward Holmes
    Howard Kennedy
    Norman Knapp
    Cec Linder
    James Doohan
    Howard Milsom
    Karl Wilkin

  • AnnieSSI

    Within 15 years, my dad had the crap kicked out of him by the IWA enforcers that claimed the town, and within 20, there was only one woodworking factory left out of 20 or so that existed when this film was made. Now there are none. Go IWA!

    AnnieSSI, 27 Avr 2011