Shot around the breathtaking coastline of B.C.'s Howe Sound, Whale Music is the triumphant adaptation of Paul Quarringaton's Governor General's Award-winning novel about the redemption of a faded rock star through love and music. Richard J. Lewis' exploration of the reclusive musician's efforts to create a piece of music that will summon the whales is a sensory and emotional tour de force. Written by
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An ex-rock star. A runaway stripper. Together, they're making a new kind of music.
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Won 4 Genies including Best Actor (Chaykin) and Best Original Song See more
This girl looks under age, Des. Could mean prison.
That seems a heavy price to pay for a youthful appearance.
Disclaimer in end credits: The Mackie 24 Channel 8 Bus Console used by "Desmond" offers full MIDI automation from the computer screen using virtual faders, but is not physically automated as seen in the film. See more
Song Of Sadness
Composed and Written by Rheostatics
Performed by Rheostatics
Produced by Michael Phillip-Wojewoda
Engineered by Tom Heron See more