Shadow Chasers

Shadow Chasers

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This feature-length documentary is a portrait of eclipse chasers, people for whom solar eclipses - among nature's more spectacular phenomena – are a veritable obsession. The film follows 4 of them as they travel incredible distances to witness the last total eclipse of the millennium as it sweeps eastward across Europe to India. At various points along the way enthusiasts Alain Cirou in France, Paul Houde in Austria, Olivier Staiger in Germany and Debasis Sarkar in India offer their impressions of the historic event.

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  • participant
    Alain Cirou
    Olivier Staiger
    Paul Houde
    Debasis Sarkar
  • director
    Jean Marc Larivière
  • writer
    Jean Marc Larivière
  • co-director
    Carlos Ferrand
    Fadel Saleh
    Eileen Thalenberg
  • picture editor
    Cathy Gulkin
  • music
    Antoine Bustros
  • camera
    Kirk Tougas
  • sound
    Marie-France Delagrave
  • camera
    Peter Mettler
  • sound
    Ralph Kollwitz
  • camera
    Nick Manley
  • sound
    Rupert Ivey
  • camera
    Charles Lavack
  • sound
    Jean Marc Larivière
  • camera
    Rudolf Blahacek
    Carlos Ferrand
  • sound
    Marcel Fraser
  • camera
    Ronald Plante
  • sound
    Nicolas Zwarga
    Scott Montgomery
  • camera
    Alexandre Oktan
  • sound
    Klaus Oesterwind
  • sound editor
    Francine Poirier
  • sets
    Erin-Roe Craig
    Carl Troughton
  • narrator
    Madeleine Arsenault
    James Hyndman
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
    Serge Boivin
  • producer
    Yves Bisaillon

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  • Janmejoyslg

    This is a fantastic film, which describes all the technical aspects behind a solar eclipse. It is a must see for every person who loves sky watching. I am sure that this film shall take you to a new dimension, and teach you a lot about the beautiful natural phenomenon, the Total Solar Eclipse.

    Janmejoyslg, 9 Jul 2011