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Author: Shirley VercruysseBonnie ThompsonGary BurnsJim Brown, (Radio journalist)Daniel JefferyAll authors
Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by Koch Entertainment, [2008], ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Go on an outing to the 'burbs. Amidst the fresh foundations of monster homes, surrealist filmmaker Gary Burns and journalist Jim Brown explore the dark side of suburbia and create a provocative reflection on why we live the way we do. Shows a Canadian family as they struggle with existential despair and are exasperated by the drabness of their suburban locale.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Fiction films
Documentary-style films
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Vercruysse; Bonnie Thompson; Gary Burns; Jim Brown, (Radio journalist); Daniel Jeffery; Bob Legare; Jane Macfarlane, (Canadian actress); Ashleigh Fidyk; Joey Santiago; Burns Films (Firm); National Film Board of Canada.; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. English Television Network.; Koch Lorber Films.; Koch Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1417201711 9781417201716
OCLC Number: 212382896
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
"This program is primarily fictional. Some elements are based on real people and events"--Closing credits.
Special features: Extended trailer (2 min.).
Credits: Cinematographer, Patrick McLaughlin ; editor, Jonathan Baltrusaitis ; songs by Joey Santiago.
Cast: Daniel Jeffery, Bob Legare, Jane MacFarlane, Ashleigh Fidyk.
Awards: Vancouver International Film Festival: Special Jury Prize
Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Responsibility: written and directed by Gary Burns & Jim Brown ; producer, Shirley Vercruysse ; producer for the National Film Board, Bonnie Thompson ; produced by Burns Films Ltd., in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada and in association with CBC Television ; produced with the participation of the Canadian Television Fund created by the Government of Canada and the Canadian Cable Industry: License Fee Program and with the assistance of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Film Development Program, the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit and Rogers Telefund.

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Go on an outing to the 'burbs. Amidst the fresh foundations of monster homes, surrealist filmmaker Gary Burns and journalist Jim Brown explore the dark side of suburbia and create a provocative reflection on why we live the way we do. Shows a Canadian family as they struggle with existential despair and are exasperated by the drabness of their suburban locale.

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