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A War Story

A War Story

| 1 h 21 min

Based on the diaries of Canadian doctor Ben Wheeler during his internment in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, this feature-length docudrama is a glowing account of the spirit and its will to survive physical and mental suffering. The film is comprised of newsreel footage, interviews and dramatic re-enactments.

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

  • director
    Anne Wheeler
  • producer
    Anne Wheeler
  • script
    Anne Wheeler
  • executive producer
    Tom Radford
    Michael Scott
  • cinematography
    Robert Nichol
    Ron Orieux
  • sound
    Ralph Parker
    Michèle Lalonde
  • editing
    Ray Harper
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • narrator
    Donald Sutherland
    Anne Wheeler
  • music
    Maurice Marshall
  • cast
    Doug Bagot
    Rodrigue Deschênes
    David Edney
    W. Forrest MacDonald
    Cecil Grinstead
    Doug Kier
    Patrick McGuigan
    Allan Stebbings
    Dean Stoker
    Frank Turner
    Gerry Whelpton
    Tom Whitton


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