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A day-to-day record of the construction of the Confederation Bridge linking Prince Edward Island to the mainland, Abegweit reveals some of the innovations that made this mammoth project one of the most impressive engineering feats in Canadian history.

The film also gives a voice to the people affected by the bridge--construction workers happy to have the work and proud to be part of the project, ferry employees sad about losing their jobs and their seagoing family, islanders whose lives will be forever changed by the fixed link, and fishermen worried about the impact it will have on the environment and their livelihood. It is a stunning meeting of technology, politics, high finance and intense emotions.

  • director
    Serge Morin
  • script
    Serge Morin
  • producer
    Pierre Bernier
    Diane Poitras
  • camera
    Marc Paulin
  • sound
    Georges Hannan
  • editing
    Fernand Bélanger
  • sound editing
    Fernand Bélanger
    Claude Langlois
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • narrator
    Alex Madsen
  • music
    Richard Gibson
  • participation
    Francine Blais
    Peter Briden
    Ralph Murray
    Guy Cormier
    Jim Feltham
    Kim Gallant
    Maurice Gallant
    Joe Ghiz
    Aldeene Giannelia
    Alexis Giannelia
    Paul Giannelia
    Pat Hepditch
    Betty Howatt
    Hubert Jacquin
    Ronnie-Gilles LeBlanc
    Maurice Levesque
    Helena McDonald
    Lyman Murray
    Peggy Murray
    Thomas Murray
    Gary O'Hanley
    Heather Parsons
    Kevin Pytyck
    George Read
    Fernand Robichaud
    Lorne Stevenson
    Peter Strubel
    Gilles Thériault
    Randy Vallis



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