The Rink

The Rink

| 10 min

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This short, silent film captures a Sunday afternoon at a community skating rink. Iconic Quebec director Gilles Carle has the camera follow toddlers learning to skate, young girls flashing their skates and boys decked out in the colours of their favourite hockey teams. A picture perfect moment on a bright winter's day.

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The Rink, Gilles Carle, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Gilles Carle
  • editing
    Werner Nold
  • camera
    Guy Borremans
    Jean Roy
    Georges Dufaux
  • music
    Claude Léveillée
  • sound
    Claude Pelletier
    Ron Alexander
    Roger Lamoureux
  • executive producer
    Jacques Bobet

  • Newf

    Awesome..Thank you so much

    Newf, 11 Feb 2010
  • renaudmichel

    I am in Beijing now, and watching this movie bring me to tears. The music, the light, the smiles, the ice, so many memories. I was 5 at the time that Carle did this movie. It captures so completely my experience of spending long days at the rink. It is so cold outside, so warm inside. Wonderful, thank you Gilles and the ONF.

    renaudmichel, 3 Feb 2010

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