The Cars in Your Life

The Cars in Your Life

Terence Macartney-Filgate (The Back-breaking Leaf) takes a light, humorous look at the automobile circa 1960, and the Great American itch for a place on the road. From a used-car lot to the public highways, slow-motion and stylized photography provide a provocative, revealing look at a people’s obsession with cars.

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The Cars in Your Life, Terence Macartney-Filgate, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Terence Macartney-Filgate
  • camera
    Wolf Koenig
  • production assistant
    Gilles Gascon
  • editing
    Bruce Parsons
  • sound
    Clifford Griffin
    Karl Duplessis
    Ron Alexander
  • commentary
    Stanley Jackson
  • producer
    Wolf Koenig
    Roman Kroitor
  • executive producer
    Tom Daly
  • sound editing
    Kathleen Shannon

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