David Fennario's Banana Boots

David Fennario's Banana Boots

| 48 min

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This documentary invites you to join acclaimed playwright David Fennario for a performance of his funny and touching one-man play Banana Boots.

The film recounts Fennario’s memories of Montreal’s Verdun and Point Saint-Charles districts, follows him on a journey to Belfast for the Irish premiere of his hit play Balconville, and details his move from major theatrical performances to community theatre, where he sought to "create theatre that can be used to fight back."

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

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David Fennario's Banana Boots, Alec MacLeod, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Alec MacLeod
  • producer
    Mark Zannis
  • executive producer
    Don Haig
    Sally Bochner
  • cinematography
    Paul M. Rickard
    Susan Trow
  • sound recording
    Hans Oomes
    Courtney Graham
    Michael Zabitsky
  • editing
    Denise Beaudoin
  • sound editing
    Don Ayer
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard

  • filmlover

    An amazing view of Fennario on stage. Behind the facade of the loudmouth socialist, there is a human side. This film captures him well.

    filmlover, 10 Jun 2010

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