Films by Michael Ondaatje

Films by Michael Ondaatje

DVD - 2003
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Three seminal pieces of work shot in the 70's by Canada's award-winning author. The first film, The Clinton special: a film about the Farm show, chronicles a group of actors (Paul Thompson and the Theatre Passe Muraille) who in 1972 went into an Ontario farming community to build a play of what they saw and learned. The second film, Sons of Captain Poetry documents the work of bpNichol and captures the artist/writer/sound performer and uncovers what made him influence a generation of North American and European poets and writers. The third film, Carry on crime and punishment, is a slapstick docu-drama that follows a couple of crooked Canadian poets who try to kidnap a dog.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Mongrel Media, [2003]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. --
Additional Contributors: Ondaatje, Michael 1943-
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