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When The Mill Closes

2016 53 min
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This documentary takes a close look at the pulp and paper industry, which was once the jewel in the crown of Canada’s economy. Today, with so many mills closing, the future of the forestry communities that grew up around them is in question. Through lucid, inspired testimonials by former workers, this film delves into the industry’s glorious past and gauges the true impact of mill closings on local populations and on the way the forest is managed.

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When The Mill Closes

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This documentary takes a close look at the pulp and paper industry, which was once the jewel in the crown of Canada’s economy. Today, with so many mills closing, the future of the forestry communities that grew up around them is in question. Through lucid, inspired testimonials by former workers, this film delves into the industry’s glorious past and gauges the true impact of mill closings on local populations and on the way the forest is managed.
  • researcher
    Simon Rodrigue
  • writer
    Simon Rodrigue
  • director
    Simon Rodrigue
  • producer
    Johanne Bergeron
    Marie-Anne Raulet
  • participation
    Nelson Poirier
    Claude Morand
    Gérard Germain
    Jean-Louis Dubord
    René Gravel
    Ubald Mercier
    Reg Lamy
    Rodrigue Dubé
    Paul Mainville
    René Sicard
    Léopold Alie
    André Bernier
    Jean-Guy Comeau
    Guy Comeau
    Keith Comeau
    Marc-André Villard
  • picture editing
    Ariane Pétel-Despots
  • camera
    Helgi Piccinin
    Moïse Marcoux-Chabot
  • sound recording
    Simon Plouffe
    Julien Fréchette
  • sound design
    Olivier Calvert
  • sound editing
    François Senneville
  • original music
    David Boulanger
  • musician
    David Boulanger
    Simon Marion
  • scale model building
    Julie Picard
  • technical coordinator - shooting equipment
    Steve Hallé
  • digital editing technician
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
  • subtitling
    Zoé Major
  • graphic design
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • titles
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • music recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • marketing manager
    Karine Sévigny
  • marketing assistant
    Jolène Lessard
  • administrator
    Sia Koukoulas
  • production coordinator
    Chinda Phommarinh
    Isabelle Limoges
  • administrative assistant
    Pascale Savoie-Brideau
  • technical coordinator
    Mira Mailhot
  • associate producer
    Mélanie Lasnier
  • executive producer
    Colette Loumède
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