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W.O. Mitchell: Novelist in Hiding

W.O. Mitchell: Novelist in Hiding

| 57 min

This feature documentary turns the lens on Canadian playwright and novelist W.O. Mitchell. Throughout the film we see him in his many different roles – writer, teacher, family man, entertainer – as he talks candidly about himself, his work and the effect the Prairies have had on him, both personally and professionally.

  • director
    Robert Duncan
  • writer
    Robert Duncan
  • producer
    Robert Duncan
    Bob Lower
  • executive producer
    Michael Scott
  • cinematography
    Allan Kroeker
  • sound
    Leon Johnson
  • editing
    Bob Lower
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau
    Ken Rodeck
    Donald Douglas
  • re-recording
    Clive Perry
  • voice
    William Hutt
  • narrator
    Peter Gzowski
  • music
    Richard Condie


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