The Ride

The Ride

                                The Ride
| 6 min

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From Gerald Potterton (director of the cult classic Heavy Metal), this short film depicts the daydream of a chauffeur awaiting his employer. On a hot summer day, he begins to imagine that it's winter—the residential street where he's parked transforms into snowy mountains, and a series of comic misadventures begin. As the car is replaced by a toboggan, it carries the tycoon away on a dizzying ride. The chase includes some unforgettable antics in the snow, including a piggyback ride on an incredulous skier.

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The Ride, Gerald Potterton, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Gerald Potterton
  • producer
    Colin Low
  • executive producer
    Tom Daly
  • camera
    Reginald Morris
  • sound
    Ron Alexander
  • music
    Eldon Rathburn
  • cast
    Mac Cuthbertson
    Gerald Potterton

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