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Born in Lubbock, Texas, John Murrell became a playwright in, of all places, an Alberta high school. Animator Cam Christiansen gives Murrell's imagination free rein, suspending the laws of time and space, to create a visual accompaniment to the playwright's flights of poetic fancy. Despite its more fantastic elements, Murrell's work is grounded in a profound appreciation for the real. History and place play a critical role in his work, where everyone from Sarah Bernhardt to Walt Whitman puts in an appearance. But behind the spectacle, the masque, and the play itself, is a man happily creating his own world.

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  • Morag

    “Thank you for the inspiration - a remarkable mid-afternoon surprise.” — Morag, 15 Dec 2011

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Film Credits

writer
Blake Brooker
director
Cam Christiansen
animator
Cam Christiansen
producer
Bonnie Thompson
David Christensen
composer
Dewi Wood
sound designer
Dewi Wood
camera
Cam Christiansen
sound recordist
Dewi Wood
actor
Denise Clarke
Michael Green
Maureen Hodgan
Ossian Victor
Stella Victor
Rasmus Victor
Meika Gillies
voice
John Murrell
executive producer
David Christensen

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