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The Closer You Get to Canada (2010)

A disturbing black comedy about two old friends plotting an escape to Canada from a 'seniors game preserve' in the United States of the near future. Based on the short story by acclaimed Canadian author Thomas King.

Director:

John Bolton

Writers:

John Bolton (written for the screen by), Thomas King (based on the short story by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gordon Tootoosis ... Mason
Alex Diakun ... Joe
Shirley Broderick Shirley Broderick ... Dora
Mark Redsky Mark Redsky ... Bob
Ta'kaiya Blaney Ta'kaiya Blaney ... Sarah
Brendan Penny ... Culler
Robert Clarke ... Hunter
Raphael Kepinski ... Security Guard
Lisa Oppenheim Lisa Oppenheim ... Security Guard
Hamish Cameron Hamish Cameron ... Senior
Matt Gedak Matt Gedak ... Senior
Aranka Lukacs Aranka Lukacs ... Senior
Robert Matis Robert Matis ... Senior
Maria Schwarz Maria Schwarz ... Senior
Erika Sehm Erika Sehm ... Senior
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A disturbing black comedy about two old friends plotting an escape to Canada from a 'seniors game preserve' in the United States of the near future. Based on the short story by acclaimed Canadian author Thomas King.

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Genres:

Short | Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 2010 (Canada) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Soundtracks

O Canada
Music by Calixa Lavallée (uncredited)
French lyrics by Adolphe-Basile Routhier (uncredited)
English lyrics by Robert Stanley Weir (uncredited)
Courtesy of Musopen
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