Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Paul Cowan
| 1 h 29 min
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This is the official film of the XI Commonwealth Games held in Edmonton, Canada, in August, 1978. An international sports event occurring every four years, the Games draw hundreds of athletes from the many nations of the Commonwealth. Eight athletes from four continents were selected to illustrate the nature of individual effort. They were filmed in their home countries before the Games and in competition in Edmonton.

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  • director
    Paul Cowan
  • writer
    Paul Cowan
  • executive producer
    Robert Verrall
    Jacques Bobet
  • cinematography
    Georges Dufaux
    Pierre Letarte
    Tony Westman
    Paul Cowan
  • sound
    Richard Besse
    Alain Corneau
    Garrell Clark
    Ralph Parker
    Richard Nichol
  • editing
    Paul Cowan
    Steven Kellar
    Jeepy Macadam
    Rosemarie Shapley
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • narrator
    Michael Kane

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