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Un autre pays

1963 1 h 9 min
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Ce long métrage de fiction émouvant et authentique rappelle la sécheresse de 1929 dans les Prairies canadiennes, les désastres de la crise économique, la désolation et l'anéantissement des cultivateurs. Enfin, l'âpreté des travaux et des jours commence à porter ses fruits. Les emblavures se multiplient et la terre désolée se met à regorger de richesses.

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Ce long métrage de fiction émouvant et authentique rappelle la sécheresse de 1929 dans les Prairies canadiennes, les désastres de la crise économique, la désolation et l'anéantissement des cultivateurs. Enfin, l'âpreté des travaux et des jours commence à porter ses fruits. Les emblavures se multiplient et la terre désolée se met à regorger de richesses.
  • director
    Don Haldane
  • producer
    Peter Jones
  • script
    Charles Cohen
  • photography
    Reginald Morris
  • sound
    Kenneth Heeley-Ray
    Marguerite Payette
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • sound mixer
    Ron Alexander
  • editing
    John Kemeny
    Kirk Jones
  • music
    Eldon Rathburn
  • cast
    James Douglas
    Don Francks
    Frances Hyland
    Irena Mayeska
    Lester Nixon
    Mary Savage

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Education

Ages 14 to 16
Class brainstorms general questions not answered in film, e.g., how did drought affect price of bread in cities? What percentage of farmers stayed? Small research teams answer questions and report. Form “family” groups in class who will develop individual identities and rationale for staying or leaving their Prairie farm. Families explain their justification to other families who think differently. Invite guest(s) to class to share memories, photos of Depression era.
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