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The Geographies of DAR

Les Géographies de DAR
Monique LeBlanc
2023 | 75 min
Documentary
Original English

Awards and Festivals

  • Best Documentary Feature Silver Wave Film Festival, Canada (2023)

  • Official SelectionBelleville Downtown DocFest, Canada (2024)

  • Official SelectionAtlantic International Film Festival, Canada (2023)


Logline


Long Synopsis

Trailer


Excerpts

David talks about being a writer.


David speaks about his childhood.


Readings from David Adams Richards' novels.



Poster

Images


A playground overlooking a cemetery in Miramichi.

Sonya Malaborza reads an excerpt.

Peg and David Adams Richards at Miramichi River

David Adams Richards on Morrissy Bridge.

David Adams Richards sits on steps in Miramichi.

David Adams Richards

Black Horse Tavern in Miramichi

A child rides their bike on a rural road.

House in Miramichi

Team


Monique LeBlanc
Director


Photo
Photo : Annie-France Noël




Christine Aubé
Producer


Photo
Photo : NFB




Rohan Fernando
Producer and Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : ©2021 Meghan Tansey Whitton




Nathalie Cloutier
Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Valérie Sangin




Annette Clarke
Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Dave Howells



Credits

Featuring

David Adams Richards

 

Director

Monique LeBlanc

 

Producers

Monique LeBlanc

Rohan Fernando

Christine Aubé

 

Executive Producers

Monique LeBlanc

Rohan Fernando

Nathalie Cloutier

Annette Clarke

 

Scriptwriter & Researcher

Monique LeBlanc

 

Editors

Geoffrey Boulangé

Julien Cadieux

 

Directors of Photography

Bernard Fougères

Monique LeBlanc

 

Sound Designer

Monique Jean

 

Sound Recordist

Georges Hannan

 

Readers

Vanessa Moeller

Allan Cooper

Jean-Philippe Raîche

Danny Jacobs

Sonya Malaborza

Robin Anne Ettles

Monique LeBlanc

 

Drone Operators

Frédérik Jones

Bernard Fougères

 

Sound Editor

Dennis Morton

 

Production Managers

Monique LeBlanc

Joel Culligan

 

Production Accountant

Carol Babin

 

Stills Photographer

Bernard Fougères

 

Offline Editing Services

Digital Cut Post-Production

Patrick Clune

 

Original music

Monique Jean

 

Musicians

Mario Gauthier-Harmonica

Sylvain Pohu-Guitar

 

Additional Music

“Dissolution”

Written and Performed by

Ross Birdwise and Heather McDermid

(Ejaculation Death Rattle)

Courtesy of Ejaculation Death Rattle

 

For The National Film Board of Canada

 

Online Editor

Denis Pilon

 

Infographics

Alain Ostiguy

 

Re-Recording Mixer

Isabelle Lussier

 

Production Supervisor

Roz Power

 

Technical Coordinators

Christopher MacIntosh

Daniel Lord

 

Digital Editing Technicians

Marie-Josée Gourde

Pierre Dupont

Patrick Trahan

 

Sound Technician

Bernard Belley

 

Senior Production Coordinators

Cheryl Murgatroyd

Sarah MacLeod

 

Studio Administrator

Leslie Anne Poyntz

 

Marketing Manager

Jamie Hammond

 

Marketing Coordinator

Harmonie Hemming

 

Publicist

Osas Eweka-Smith

 

Legal Council

Peter Kallianiotis



Press Relations

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