The Devil at Your Heels

This feature-length documentary introduces viewers to Ken Carter, a Montreal-born stunt driver who made a living by risking his life. The film shines a light on the intense preparation that led to Carter’s first attempt to jump a car across a mile-wide stretch of the St. Lawrence River – a 5-year period during which the dare-devil raised a million dollars, erected a 10-storey take-off ramp and built a rocket-powered car.

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  • fridgejam

    “Quite possiblly the best documentary ever made. Thank you to Robert Fortier for making such a great film! ” — fridgejam, 9 Aug 2010

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Film Credits

director
Robert Fortier
editing
Robert Fortier
producer
Adam Symansky
William Brind
Robert Fortier
script
David Wilson
Charles Lazer
photography
Barry Perles
sound
Jacques Chevigny
Raymond Marcoux
sound editing
André Galbrand
re-recording
Hans Peter Strobl
Adrian Croll
narrator
Gordon Pinsent
music
Art Phillips

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