Postcards from Canada

Postcards from Canada

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Sweeping in from the frozen vistas of the Arctic to the frenzy of rush-hour traffic, from deep within the Canadian Shield to the orbiting Radarsat satellite, Postcards from Canada takes us on a whimsical trip through this magnificent nation. Narrated by Peter Gzowski, this film shows us the wonder of the wilderness, the impact of Canadians on the land and the ingenuity we have shown in turning huge obstacles into advantages.

Shot in stunning 35 mm, Postcards from Canada updates the popular 1967 film Helicopter Canada with breathtaking images and aerial photography. And like postcards themselves, these snapshots of Canada are tantalizing glimpses that will make you "wish you were here"--and be glad that you are.

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Credits
  • narrator
    Peter Gzowski
  • writer
    David Wilson
  • editor
    Hannele Halm
  • cinematographer
    Ernest McNabb
  • direction (post)
    David Wilson
    Hannele Halm
    Kenneth Hirsch
  • original music
    Robert M. Lepage
  • sound design
    Don Ayer
  • sound edit
    Don Ayer
  • advisor
    Colin Low
  • location sound
    Michael Zabitsky
    Margot McMaster
    Norman Dugas
    Diane Carrière
    Rob Hanshar
  • special effects
    Robert Grenier
  • researcher
    Christian Medawar
  • archival film research
    Pascale Bilodeau
  • consultant
    Brian Osborne
    Dale Pilling
    Pete Standing Alone
    Neville Winchester
    Nancy Prockiw
  • foley artist
    Jean René Francoeur
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • executive producer
    Don Haig
    Sally Bochner