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Nobody Waved Good-bye

Nobody Waved Good-bye

| 1 h 20 min

This award-winning feature-length drama from the 1960s tells the story of a teenage boy who rebels against his parents' middle-class goals and conventions.

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  • director
    Don Owen
  • script
    Don Owen
  • producer
    Roman Kroitor
    Don Owen
  • executive producer
    Tom Daly
  • photography
    John Spotton
  • sound
    Roger Hart
  • editing
    John Spotton
    Donald Ginsberg
  • sound editing
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
  • music
    Eldon Rathburn
  • cast
    Julie Biggs
    Peter Kastner
    Charmion King
    Claude Rae
    Toby Tarnow
    Ivor Barry
    Jack Beer
    Sharon Bonin
    Norman Ettlinger
    Lynne Gorman
    Robert Hill
    John Sullivan
    Ron Taylor
    John Vernon


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Ages 15 to 17

Family Studies/Home Economics - Adolescent Development
Family Studies/Home Economics - Relationships
Health/Personal Development - Healthy Relationships

A film to introduce the topic of teenage rebellion. Though the film is now dated, are any of its elements still relevant to the youth of today? A class discussion could centre on Peter’s reasons for wanting to leave home. Are they legitimate? Could he solve his problems in any other way(s)? Identify his poor choices that made returning home impossible. What will his future hold, as a result?

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