Family Viewing


1h 26m 1988

Brief Synopsis

Using a variety of video images, the film depicts the breakdown and restoration of a dislocated family.

Film Details

Release Date
1988
Production Company
Ego Film Arts; Family Viewing Productions Ltd; Ontario Film Development Corporation
Distribution Company
Cinephile Ltd; Fox Lorber Home Video; Triangelfilm; Zeitgeist Films
Location
Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Synopsis

Using a variety of video images, the film depicts the breakdown and restoration of a dislocated family.

Crew

Karim Allag

Production Assistant

Anthony Anderson

2nd Assistant Director

Mike Auger

Bestboy

Allen Bell

Script Editor

John Biggar

Bestboy

Gavin Coford

Production Assistant

Shelagh Cowie

Production Assistant

Mychael Danna

Music

Linda Del Rosario

Art Direction

Frank Dorai

Production Assistant

Stacey Doren

Production Assistant

Morten Dorrell

Driver

Nancy Duggan

Costume Coordinator

Atom Egoyan

Screenwriter

Atom Egoyan

Editor

Atom Egoyan

Producer

Johnnie Eisen

Stills

Helen Fletcher

Production Coordinator

Camelia Frieberg

Production Manager

Camelia Frieberg

1st Assistant Director

Monika Gagnon

Continuity

Alexandra Gill

Continuity Apprentice

David Greig

Set Carpenter

Ian Greig

Production Designer

Rose Gutierrez

Other

Jennifer Hazel

Caterer

Chris Higginson

Camera Assistant

Adrian Iwachiw

Driver

Fina Khan

Makeup Consultant

Martin Krys

Production Lawyer

Ihor Lomega

Additional Stills

Christopher Lowry

Additional Stills

Bruce Macdonald

Editor

Robert Macdonald

Director Of Photography

Ruth Mandel

Production Assistant

Peter Melnychuk

Boom Operator

Peter Mettler

Camera Operator

Steven Munro

Sound Editor

Gerald Packer

Gaffer

John Paxton

2nd Boom Operator

Daniel Pellerin

Sound Rerecording

Ross Redfern

Sound Recording

Darcy Rodrigues

2nd Electrician

Janis Rotman

Business Manager

Tim Sauder

Grip

Per-inge Schei

Camera Assistant

Matti Sevink

Wardrobe

Matti Sevink

Makeup

Aaron Shuster

Rushes Synching

Danni Starbuck

Grip

Jacqueline Steele

Makeup Consultant

Harry Sutherland

Production Assistant

Susan Wallace-worts

Art Department Trainee

Film Details

Release Date
1988
Production Company
Ego Film Arts; Family Viewing Productions Ltd; Ontario Film Development Corporation
Distribution Company
Cinephile Ltd; Fox Lorber Home Video; Triangelfilm; Zeitgeist Films
Location
Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Toronto City award for best Canadian feature at the 1987 Toronto Festival of Festivals.

Released in Australia December 26, 1988

Released in England September 30, 1988

Released in France June 7, 1989

Released in Sweden February 1, 1991

Released in United States January 8, 1991

Released in United States July 29, 1988

Released in United States on Video January 8, 1991

Released in United States Summer July 29, 1988

Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (International Cinema - English Language) April 14-28, 1988.

Shown at Anthology Film Archives, New York City June 28-July 1, 1990.

Shown at Independent Feature Project (IFP), New York City October 1987.

Shown at New Directors/New Films series New York City March 23 & 24, 1988.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 15, 1987.

Shown at Washington DC International Film Festival April 20- May 1, 1988.

16mm

format 1.33 (TELEFILM)

format 1.66 (CINCAN)

c Eastmancolor

dialogue English

3101 feet

subtitled French and German

rtg BBFC 18

Released in United States January 8, 1991

Released in United States on Video January 8, 1991

Released in Sweden February 1, 1991

Released in France June 7, 1989

Released in United States July 29, 1988 (New York City)

Released in United States Summer July 29, 1988

Released in Australia December 26, 1988