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Go west, young man, to Deadman Creek, and the quixotic world of Matt Sandvoss, a Wild West-obsessed visionary determined to build a “ghost town” in a remote part of British Columbia. But Matt’s mission raises questions for Gerald Carter, a Cree resident of Deadman Creek, about the age-old stereotypes of cowboys and Indians, the commodification of sacred land and the troubling gap between fantasy and history.

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Deadman, Chelsea McMullan, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Chelsea McMullan
  • director
    Chelsea McMullan
  • producer
    Geoff McLean
    Lea Marin
  • executive producer
    Silva Basmajian
  • commissioning editor
    Jane Jankovic
  • participation
    Matt Sandvoss
    Gerald Carter
    Darlene Sandvoss
    Norma Peters
    Heather Sandvoss
    Melissa Sandvoss
    Kyle "Onions" Carter
    Jay "Bones" Carter
    Noreen "Snorty" Carter
  • creative consultant
    Raha Shirazi
  • editor
    Avril Jacobson
  • director of photography
    Maya Bankovic
  • co-director of photography
    Alejandro Coronado
  • original score composer
    Rae Spoon
  • additional photography
    Matthew J. Lloyd
    Derek Howard
    Kathleen Hepburn
  • independent production officer
    Linda Fong
  • production designer
    Leanne Mackay
  • unit production manager
    Jordan Masciangelo
  • production coordinator
    Sarah Arruda
  • visual consultant
    Matthew J. Lloyd
  • story consultant
    Marlene Rodgers
    Franco Pante
  • sound editor
    Grant Edmonds
  • sound mix
    Grant Edmonds
  • location sound
    Kylie McMullan
    Leanne Mackay
  • colorist
    Walt Biljan
  • online editor
    Kevin Kim
  • post facility
    Fini Films
  • marketing manager
    Kelley Alexander
  • marketing assistant
    Donna Cowan

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