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Motherland: Tales of Wonder

Motherland: Tales of Wonder

                                Motherland: Tales of Wonder
| 1 h 29 min

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This feature documentary casts a curious and critical eye at North American discourses about motherhood since the mid-20th century. Through conversations with seven mothers, a fascinating selection of archival footage and stills from the 1950s, as well as some very candid and funny home movies, this film offers new ways of thinking about what it means to be a good mom.

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Motherland: Tales of Wonder, Helene Klodawsky, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Helene Klodawsky
  • narrator
    Helene Klodawsky
  • producer
    Signe Johansson
  • executive producer
    Ginny Stikeman
  • cinematography
    Zoe Dirse
    Joan Hutton
  • animation camera
    Pierre Landry
    Raymond Dumas
    Lynda Pelley
  • sound
    Justine Pimlott
    Marie-France Delagrave
  • editing
    Sidonie Kerr
  • sound editing
    Jackie Newell
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • animation
    Meilan Lam
  • music
    Kathryn Moses