The Lotus Eaters


1h 41m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Set on the West Coast of Canada in 1965, a hip new teacher with a miniskirt and lots of "ideas" turns a small town upside down. However, when one student learns the new instructor is having an affair with her father, she tries black magic to turn things back to the way they were.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lotus Eaters
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Location
Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

Set on the West Coast of Canada in 1965, a hip new teacher with a miniskirt and lots of "ideas" turns a small town upside down. However, when one student learns the new instructor is having an affair with her father, she tries black magic to turn things back to the way they were.

Crew

Stuart Aikins

Casting Director

Christian Allen

Assistant Production Coordinator

David Asmodeus

On-Set Dresser

Holly Atchison

Script Supervisor

Sheila Bingham

Costume Designer

David Birdsall

Art Director

Thomas Burstyn

Director Of Photography

Barbara Clayden

Assistant

Debbie Coe

Animal Trainer

Rory Cutler

Special Effects

Bonnie Devlin

Assistant Editor

Herb Dewaal

Dolly Grip

David Dorrington

Construction Coordinator

Betsy Fairbrother

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Bill Flanagan

Key Grip

Susan Friend

Other

Michele Futerman

Production Coordinator

Alfredo Dias Gomes

Property Master

Scott Gray

Swing

Kevin Hall

Assistant Camera Operator

Ediena Hawkes

Hair Stylist

Chris Helcermanas-benge

Photography

Bridget Hill

Assistant

Jacques Hubert

Assistant Director

Gaetan Jalbert

Gaffer

Robert Jezsik

Wardrobe

Miv Johns

Production Assistant

Jackie Johnson

Craft Service

Connie Kennedy

Location Manager

Barry Kootchin

Graphic Artist

Armand Leo

Associate Producer

Armand Leo

Production Manager

Lisa Love

Makeup Artist

Michael Mcgee

Sound Mixer

Michael Mcgee

Sound

Sharon Mcgowan

Producer

Gail Mclean

Sound Editor

Bruce Mcleod

Driver

Peter Muldoon

Production Accountant

Brian C Murphy

Assistant Camera Operator

Elizabeth Murray

Assistant Director

Charles O'shea

Boom Operator

Koa Padolsky

Set Production Assistant

Alexandra Raffe

Executive Producer

Holly Redford

Other

Chuck Ried

Best Boy

David Roberts

Production Designer

John Sereda

Music Coordinator

Susan Shipton

Editor

Susan Shipton

Picture Editor

Bob Sinclair

Transportation Coordinator

Rod Strike

Caterer

Susanna Szarka

Assistant Art Director

Drew Taylor

Props Assistant

Peggy Thompson

Screenplay

Peggy Thompson

Coproducer

Julie Warren

Swing Gang

Dave Weston

Driver

Keith S Woods

Generator Operator

Cordell Wynne

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Lotus Eaters
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Location
Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of three 1993 Genie Awards, including best actress (Sheila McCarthy), best screenplay and best sound editing.

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States on Video August 1, 1995

Released in United States September 1993

Released in United States October 1993

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 26 - September 6, 1993.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Special Presentation) September 30 - October 17, 1993.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9-18, 1993.

Shown at MIFED in Milan October 24-29, 1993.

Broadcast in USA over HBO February 1995.

Completed shooting November 28, 1992.

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States on Video August 1, 1995

Began shooting October 27, 1992.

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 26 - September 6, 1993.)

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Special Presentation) September 30 - October 17, 1993.)

Released in United States September 1993 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9-18, 1993.)

Released in United States October 1993 (Shown at MIFED in Milan October 24-29, 1993.)