Beautiful Lennard Island

Beautiful Lennard Island

| 23 min

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This short documentary introduces us to Lennard Island, a tiny island near Tofino, British Columbia, and the family of 4 who are its sole occupants. There we meet the lightkeeper’s son, Steven Thomas Holland, age 10, and his father, mother and brother. A gracious host and great fan of his island home, the boy takes us on a tour and dispels any ideas that living in isolation might be boring. This film is part of the Children of Canada series.

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Beautiful Lennard Island, Beverly Shaffer, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Beverly Shaffer
  • producer
    Yuki Yoshida
  • executive producer
    Kathleen Shannon
  • photography
    Jan-Marie Martell
    George Nuttal
  • sound
    Lorna Rasmussen
  • sound editing
    Lorna Rasmussen
  • editing
    Edward Le Lorrain
  • re-recording
    Michel Descombes
  • music
    Ben Low

  • twentington

    such a lovely film

    twentington, 28 Oct 2013
  • UncleT

    Stephen Holland is now an astro-physisist

    UncleT, 15 Jan 2011
  • MandT

    gorgeous little film. a good character, wonder what he's up to now!

    MandT, 10 Jun 2010

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