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Title Radiant city [videorecording] / Burns Films Ltd., in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada in association with CBC Television ; produced with the participation of the Canadian Television Fund created by the Government of Canada and the Canadian Cable Industry: License Fee Program and with the assistance of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Film Development Program, the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit and Rogers Telefund ; producer, Shirley Vercruysse ; producer, Bonnie Thompson ; written and directed by Gary Burns & Jim Brown.

Imprint Port Washington, NY : Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by Koch Entertainment, [2008], c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    RAD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
"This program is primarily fictional. Some elements are based on real people and events" -- Closing credits.
Special features: Extended trailer (2 min.).
Credits Cinematographer, Patrick McLaughlin ; editor, Jonathan Baltrusaitis ; songs by Joey Santiago.
Cast Daniel Jeffery, Bob Legare, Jane MacFarlane, Ashleigh Fidyk.
Summary Go on an outing to the 'burbs. Amidst the fresh foundations of monster homes, surrealist filmmaker Gary Burns and journalist Jim Brown explore the dark side of suburbia and creates a provocative reflection on why we live the way we do. Shows a Canadian family as they struggle with existential despair and are exacerbated by the drabness of their suburban locale.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed-captioned.
Awards Vancouver International Film Festival: Special Jury Prize
Subject Suburban life -- Canada -- Drama.
Cities and towns -- Growth -- Drama.
Family -- Canada -- Drama.
Middle class families -- Canada -- Drama.
Canada -- Drama.
Genre/Form Documentary-style films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Feature films
Feature films
Added Author Vercruysse, Shirley
Thompson, Bonnie
Burns, Gary, 1960-
Brown, Jim
Jeffery, Daniel
Legare, Bob.
MacFarlane, Jane, 1963-
Fidyk, Ashleigh.
Santiago, Joey, 1965-
Burns Films (Firm)
National Film Board of Canada
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. English Television Network
Koch Lorber Films
Koch Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1417201711
Standard No. 741952315599
Music No. KLF-DV-3155 Koch Lorber Films

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