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Hard Light

Hard Light

| 54 min

This feature film uses Michael Crummey’s seminal piece of Newfoundland literature to examine cultural change and modern relationships. As in Crummey’s collection of poems and stories, there is a decisive theme of the artist investigating his ancestors to discover himself. Filmmaker Justin Simms offers viewers a timely reflection on compassion, storytelling and identity.

  • writer
    Justin Simms
  • director
    Justin Simms
  • producer
    Annette Clarke
  • editor
    Andrew MacCormack
  • cast
    Darryl Hopkins
    Ruth Lawrence
    Des Walsh
    Willow Kean
    Jacob Keiley
    Clare Marie Power-Maunder
    Ida Sinéad Power-Maunder
    Christopher Templeman Cleary
  • original music composer
    Jeff Johnston
  • story consultant
    Michael Crummey
  • director of photography
    Justin Simms
  • additional cinematography
    Andrew MacCormack
  • sound recordist
    Bart Simpson
  • additional sound recordist
    Alex Salter
    Phillip Cairns
    Colleen Power
  • sound design
    Lori Clarke
  • production manager
    Lynn Andrews
  • 1st assistant camera
    Christian Sparkes
    Samuel Pryse-Phillips
  • key grip
    Sean Doran
  • set designer
    Ane Christensen Burwell
    Jerry Evans
  • makeup
    Daphne Thomas
  • costume designer
    Peggy Hogan
  • music theme
    Mark Bragg
  • digital imaging
    Chris Darlington
  • title design
    Chris Darlington
  • production supervisor
    Candice Desormeaux
  • transcriptionist
    Elizabeth Brown
  • post-production coordinator
    Steve Hallé
  • online editor
    Doug Woods
  • colourist
    Doug Woods
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • musician
    Sheila Hannigan
    Pierre Côté
    François Pilon
    Jeff Johnston
  • re-recording
    Shelley Craig
  • production coordinator
    Stephanie Coolen
    Vanessa Larsen
    Hilary Thomson
    Aimee Wall
  • marketing
    Leslie Stafford
  • centre administrator
    John William Lutz
  • executive producer
    Ravida Din
    Kent Martin



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