Rainforest: The Limit of Splendour

Rainforest: The Limit of Splendour

                                Rainforest: The Limit of Splendour
| 52 min
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Inspired by his relationship with a Kwaxkwaka'wakw elder, the filmmaker embarks upon a cinematic journey to an ancient rainforest on the Pacific Coast of Canada. Guided by passion and a determination to honour reality, Boyce travels to the most remote corner of Vancouver Island, through some of the most intensive logging on the planet, into a wilderness that is on the brink of extinction. Massive trees thrive along the banks of an ancient river floodplain providing for diverse like forms in the temperate rainforest. This film is an evocative journey, contrasting forestry as practised for ten thousand years by First Nations people with modern logging.

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  • producer
    Richard Boyce
    Daniel Cross
  • director
    Richard Boyce
  • executive producer
    Mila Aung-Thwin
    Ronald J. Boyce
    Bob Moore
  • director of photography
    Richard Boyce
  • music composer
    Phil Dwyer
  • location sound
    Adam Bowick
    Richard Boyce
  • editor
    Richard Boyce
    Daniel Cross
    Robin Dianoux
    Ryan Mullins
  • story consultant
    Mila Aung-Thwin
  • sound editor
    Cory Rizos
  • re-recording mixer
    Cory Rizos
  • participant
    Adam, Chief Dick
    Jamie Noye
    Tom, Chief Nelson
    Richard Boyce
    Phil Carson
    Ryan Murphy
    Sarah Duncan
    Zoë Lindo
    Mike Hayton
    Cal Livingstone
    Bill Andersen
    Hayes Logging Crew
    Steve Lorimier
    Steve Pittner
    IronSide Logging Crew