Final Offer

The filmmakers were given remarkable freedom to record the historic 1984 contract negotiations between the United Auto Workers and General Motors Corporation. Bob White, labour leader of the Canadian branch of the UAW, must also confront his American counterpart from Detroit and succeeds in arriving at a contract that is significantly Canadian. His members had already given him a mandate to fight for independence from the American union. This is an invaluable document for anyone interested in the complexities of United States-Canada relations. It's an extraordinary film about revolutionary events.

Comments

  • Sloanwolf

    “Not only am i passionate about this subject but this documentary was filmed amazingly detailed, personal and realistic. This should be shown in every highschool across the country!” — Sloanwolf, 22 Mar 2012

  • Leischa

    “This film was used as teaching material on an industrial relations Masters programme I did. It's absolutely exceptional - probably the best film about trade unions I've ever seen.” — Leischa, 2 Jun 2011

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Film Credits

director
Sturla Gunnarsson
Robert Collison
producer
John Kramer
Sturla Gunnarsson
Robert Collison
writer
Robert Collison
photography
Len Gilday
sound
Brian Avery
Ian Hendry
editing
Jeff Warren
re-recording
Terry Cooke
narrator
Henry Ramer
music
Jack Lenz

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