At the Crossroads

At the Crossroads

                                At the Crossroads
| 58 min

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This feature documentary is an inquiry into Canada's economic troubles of the 1970 and '80s. The film summarizes the facts at hand, including some pre-NAFTA speculation about economic dependency on the United States. At roughly thirty percent, the Canada of a few decades ago was more foreign-owned than any other country in the world. Still, however, a great and stubborn national pride in our cultural and social idiosyncrasies persists, resulting in the confidence to look elsewhere besides the United States for economic alliances and models. This episode is the fifth and last part of the series Reckoning: The Political Economy of Canada.

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At the Crossroads, Moira Simpson, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Moira Simpson
  • producer
    George Johnson
  • executive producer
    John Taylor
  • script
    Moira Simpson
    James Laxer
  • cinematography
    David Geddes
  • sound
    Eric Batut
    Michael McGee
    Alex Salter
    David Springbett
    Kalle Lasn
  • editing
    Bruce Giesbrecht
    Moira Simpson
  • sound editing
    Debra Rurak
  • re-recording
    Barry P. Jones
  • music
    Bruce Ruddell
  • host
    James Laxer

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