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The Closer You Get To Canada -  Film

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A disturbing black comedy about two old friends plotting an escape to Canada from a 'seniors game preserve' in the United States of the near future. Written for the screen and directed by John Bolton, based on the short story by Thomas King. Presented by National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI) and Telefilm Canada, in association with Canwest and the Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation. Winner of the 2011 Leo Award for Best Actress (Shirley Broderick) Produced by Simplicity Media / Opus 59 Films.





Director & Co-Producer: John Bolton

Producer: Les Lukacs

Director of Photography: Carl Bessai

Production Designer: Roxana Chapela

Editor: Jenn Stöm

Casting by: John Buchan, C.S.A & Jason Knight, C.S.A

1st Assistant Director: Julia Bettencourt

2nd Assistant Director: Ronnie Bugay

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