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Sturla Gunnarsson

After a career spanning over three decades, Sturla Gunnarsson has come to be recognized by the Canadian film industry as one of its most accomplished film makers. Gunnarsson was born in Iceland, and raised in Vancouver, Canada. After studying at the University of British Columbia, he moved to Toronto where he began working for the National Film ... See full bio »
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 2016 19-2 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #3.2 (2016)
 2013-2016 Motive (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Interference (2016)
- The Suicide Tree (2015)
- Kiss of Death (2014)
 2014/I Monsoon (Documentary)
 2013 Ice Soldiers
 2012 The Firm (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Chapter Five (2012)
 2011 Rookie Blue (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Little Faith (2011)
 2011 The National Parks Project (Documentary)
 2010 Force of Nature (Documentary)
 2009 Defying Gravity (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Kiss (2009)
- Venus (2009)
- Bacon (2009)
 2007-2009 The Best Years (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Dermabrasion (2009)
- Cruising (2007)
 2009 St. Brigid's Medical (TV Series)
 2008 Air India 182 (Documentary)
 2006 Intelligence (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Clean and Simple (2006)
- Pressure Drop (2006)
 2006 Above and Beyond (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2006)
- Part 1
 2006 Da Vinci's City Hall (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2004 Snakes & Ladders (TV Series)
 2003 Da Vinci's Inquest (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2003 Wild Card (TV Series) (1 episode)
- No Bull (2003)
 2002 100 Days in the Jungle (TV Movie)
 2002 The Man Who Saved Christmas (TV Movie)
 2001 Rare Birds
 2000 Scorn (TV Movie)
 1997-1999 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Four of a Kind (1999)
- The Ripper (1998)
- Ties That Bind (1998)
- The Impostor (1997)
 1997 Gerrie & Louise (Documentary)
 1996 We the Jury (TV Movie)
 1995 Side Effects (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1994 The Diary of Evelyn Lau (TV Movie)
 1993 North of 60 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cold Comfort (1993)
 1992 Scales of Justice (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 The Campbells (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Partners (1990)
 1987-1990 Street Legal (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Bracelet (1990)
 1988-1989 The Beachcombers (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Old Times (1989)
- The Gift (1988)
 1989 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987-1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Animal Lovers (1988)
- Tragedy Tonight (1987)
 1988 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Emissary (1988)
 1988 9B (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nomination (1988)
 1987 Where Is Here? (Documentary)
 1985 Final Offer (TV Movie documentary)
 1981 After the Axe (Documentary)
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[observation, 2014] I am in a constant state of existential crisis about what I do. After 'Air India', I wanted to do a movie based on Christie Blatchford's book about Afghanistan, and the first time Canada was at war since Korea. But I couldn't get any traction. To this day, there has not been a treatment of Canadian military adventures there in any form. That kind of stuff does matter..because ... See more »


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