ALGONQUIN / ALGONQUIN
2012, Colour, Canada, Focus on World Cinema (full length movies)
Original language : english
Mark Rendall, Nicholas Campbell, Sheila McCarthy, Michael Levinson, Victoria Sanchez
Ohad Benchetrit, Justin Small
Film production and Sales :
Darren Portelli, Jane Motz Hayes, Berkeley Films, 25 Withrow Avenue, Toronto ON M4K 1C8, firstname.lastname@example.org / Spiral Entertainment, Toronto, email@example.com
When Jake’s long absent father, Leif, finally returns home, Jake assumes he needs money. To his surprise, his father plans to bring Jake to the old family cabin in Algonquin Park to co-write his comeback adventure travel book. Jake grudgingly agrees to go with him, though the plan goes off course when his father suddenly dies at the cabin. After his father’s death, in his attempt to find closure, Jake decides to carry on with the unfinished book. Upon revisiting the cottage, Jake is thrust into a grandiose Leif-type adventure, revealing many surprises from his father’s second life.
Toronto filmmaker Jonathan Hayes has a BA and master's from McGill University. His first short film, The School (2003), won the Audience Choice Award at the Worldwide Short Film Festival and screened in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. His other films include I Didn't Do Anything (2007) and The Best Fight (2011). ALGONQUIN is his first feature.
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