Whale Music


1h 50m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A burned-out rock star is inspired by a teenager to complete his masterpiece, a symphony for the whales.

Film Details

Release Date
1994
Production Company
Ontario Film Development Corporation; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

A burned-out rock star is inspired by a teenager to complete his masterpiece, a symphony for the whales.

Film Details

Release Date
1994
Production Company
Ontario Film Development Corporation; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of four 1994 Canadian Genie Awards, including best actor (Maury Chaykin), best original song, best overall sound and best sound editing. Film was also nominated for best picture, director, adapted screenplay, music score, and two for best original song (the Rheostatics' "Song of Courtship).

Released in United States Fall October 6, 1995

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States September 1994

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (opening night) September 30 - October 16, 1994.

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) (New Voices: Canada) in New York City September 18-26, 1994.

Feature directorial debut for Richard Lewis.

Completed shooting November 20, 1993.

Began shooting October 12, 1993.

Ultra-Stereo

Released in United States Fall October 6, 1995

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (opening night) September 30 - October 16, 1994.)

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) (New Voices: Canada) in New York City September 18-26, 1994.)