Imaginary Heroine

This short film pays tribute to actress and comedian Mary Walsh. Layering archival photographs of downtown St. John’s and evocative imagery, it tells the remarkable story of a little girl who grew up next door to her family. Inspired by Mary Walsh’s one woman play Dancing with Rage, the film reveals the heart of the unique characters created by Newfoundland’s grand dame of comedy.

Produced by the National Film Board of Canada in co-operation with the National Arts Centre and the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation on the occasion of the 2012 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

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Comments

  • truvei

    “Poignant, delightful, honest, funny, beautifully filmed and edited. Poetic narration. Absolutely riveting! It's the way it was for many! ” — truvei, 21 Jun 2012

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Film Credits

writer
Sherry White
director
Sherry White
director of photography
Andrew MacCormack
cast
Ella Clarke
editing
Lawrence Jackman
sound design
Lori Clarke
sound recordist
Phillip Cairns
Mark Neary
wardrobe
Marie Sharpe
research
Wanda Nolan
re-recording
Serge Boivin
producer
Annette Clarke

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