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Les Chariots de l'enfer

2008 59 min
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Long métrage documentant la vie de sans-abri du nord de Vancouver. Dans un décor idyllique, ils ont transformé la collecte des bouteilles vides en une sous-culture florissante : la course de chariots d’épicerie. Ancien adepte de la planche à neige et réalisateur de films de sport, Murray Siple revient au cinéma pour relater l’histoire de ces itinérants amateurs de sensations fortes.

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Les Chariots de l'enfer

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Long métrage documentant la vie de sans-abri du nord de Vancouver. Dans un décor idyllique, ils ont transformé la collecte des bouteilles vides en une sous-culture florissante : la course de chariots d’épicerie. Ancien adepte de la planche à neige et réalisateur de films de sport, Murray Siple revient au cinéma pour relater l’histoire de ces itinérants amateurs de sensations fortes.
This work deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.
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    Murray Siple
    Christian Bégin
    Nathaniel Geary
    Jamie Mahaffey
    Michael Prangnell
    Damian Kuehn
    Nettie Wild
    The Mix Room
    Kay Leung
  • direction
    Murray Siple
  • producer
    Tracey Friesen
  • editor
    Michael Brockington
  • director of photography
    Christian Bégin
  • cameraman
    Kevin Shepit
    Mike Mckinlay
  • location sound recorder
    Paul Vance
  • additional editing
    Jeremy Petit
  • production assistant
    Peter Blue
    Byron Brisco
    Shin Campos
    Samuel McKinlay
    Shan Powell
    Jana Wiltsey
  • motion graphics
    Mike Bishop
  • graphics
    Elisa Chee
  • research
    Paula Sawadsky
  • still photography
    Scott Pommier
    Murray Siple
  • transcripts
    Pamela Pellegrini
  • dialog editing
    Susan Mahaffey
  • digital film central colorist
    Andrea Chlebak
  • digital imagery
    Digital Film Central
  • colour correction
    Digital Film Central
  • production coordinator
    Jennifer Roworth
  • technical coordinator
    Wes Machnikowski
  • production supervisor
    Kathryn Lynch
  • program administrator
    Bruce Hagerman
  • executive producer
    Rina Fraticelli

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Ages 17 to 17
Before viewing, ask students to consider stereotypes of homeless people. Compare responses after viewing. Initiate debate: is there a legitimate place for the homeless in a healthy society? to what degree are these men free? Is their self-appointed job a valid one? Using various strategies (Thinking Hats, Four Corners, Value Lines), provoke thinking and writing about the ethical and social issues in the film, and how they apply to local communities.
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