The Song and the Sorrow

The Song and the Sorrow

Musician Catherine MacLellan—the daughter of Canadian singer/songwriting legend Gene MacLellan—grew up surrounded by her father’s music. He committed suicide when she was 14. Two decades after his loss, Catherine is finally ready to confront the hurtful mystery of her absent parent and embrace his musical legacy.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.

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  • participant
    Catherine MacLellan
    Judith MacLellan
    Isabel MacLellan
    Philip MacLellan
  • writer
    Millefiore Clarkes
  • director
    Millefiore Clarkes
  • director of photography
    Kyle Simpson
  • editor
    Millefiore Clarkes
  • sound design
    Simon White
  • music
    Devon Ross
  • producer
    Paul McNeill
    Rohan Fernando
  • participant
    Lennie Gallant
    Scott Parsons
    Bob Mersereau
    Tanya Davis
    Ron Hynes
    Marty Reno
    Eric MacEwen
    Eric McEwen
    Anne Murray
  • story editor
    Andrew MacCormack
  • narrator
    Catherine MacLellan
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • executive producer
    Annette Clarke

  • None

    We've been waiting, this is such a great, moving, beautiful documentary, when will it be here? Please, hurry! So many want to see it!

    None, 9 May 2019
  • Jgkeefe

    Patiently waiting... waiting... waiting

    Jgkeefe, 16 Mar 2019
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