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The Saddest Music in the World (2003) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Guy Maddin

Writing Credits  

Kazuo Ishiguro ... (original screenplay)
 
George Toles ... (written by) &
Guy Maddin ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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David Fox ...
Fyodor Kent
Ross McMillan ...
Roderick Kent / Gravillo the Great
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Blind Seer
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Teddy
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Duncan Elksworth
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Mary
Jeff Sutton ...
Graeme Valentin ...
Young Roderick
Maggie Nagle ...
Chester's Mother
Victor Cowie ...
Man in Bar
Jessica Burleson ...
Lady's Secretary
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Boardmember
Nancy Drake ...
American Mother
David Gillies ...
American Father
Daphne Korol ...
Widow
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Agnes
Jeff Skinner ...
Reverend
Craig Aftanas ...
Old Sleepwalker
Miles Boisselle ...
Guard (as Miles Boiselle)
Brock MacGregor ...
Roderick's Son
Daniel Hawkins ...
Amputee Double
Emile Bisseck ...
Africa - Zani Drummer
Marol Jal ...
Africa - Zani Drummer
Binasio Wani ...
Africa - Zani Drummer
Joshua Stanton ...
India - Manochar - Sitar
Sharmela Parboji ...
India - Manochar
Alan Parboji ...
India - Manochar
Nalini Reddy ...
India - Manochar
Veena Goel ...
India - Manochar
Aasttha Khajuria ...
India - Manochar
Mohyna Dookun ...
India - Manochar
Lena Shah ...
India - Manochar
Shyamala Dakshinamurti ...
India - Manochar
Usha Sharma ...
India - Manochar
Sunayana Gupta ...
India - Manochar
Jesus Paz Sr. ...
Mexico - Mini Mariachi
Jesus Paz Jr. ...
Mexico - Mini Mariachi
Isaac Paz ...
Mexico - Mini Mariachi
David Paz ...
Mexico - Mini Mariachi
Johanna Paz ...
Mexico - Mini Mariachi
Richard Escaffi ...
Mexico - Mini Mariachi
Daron Baxter ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Crystal Hay ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Gail Hay ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Gwen Court ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Sara Leclair ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Diane Leclair ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Shona Munroe ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Catherine Russell ...
Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Shannon Baxter ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Jessica Locke ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Corie Johnston ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Shawna Turner ...
Scotland - Winnipeg - Heather-Belle Ladies Pipe Band
Xiao Nan Wang ...
Siam Musician (as Xio Nan Wang)
Claire Marchand ...
Spain - Flamenco Ensemble
Jim Shewchuk ...
Spain - Flamenco Ensemble
Sheila Ghosh ...
Spain - Flamenco Ensemble
Other Members of the Winnipeg Folk Arts Group ...
Other Musicians
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erik J. Berg ...
Orphan (uncredited)
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Boy #3 (uncredited)
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Extra (uncredited)
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Dust Bowl Farmer (uncredited)
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Polish Pianist (uncredited)
Jessica Smith ...
Orphan Girl (uncredited)
Kevin Yeboah ...
African Mourner (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Atom Egoyan ... executive producer
Niv Fichman ... producer
Daniel Iron ... executive producer
Phyllis Laing ... co-producer
Sheena Macdonald ... co-producer: Rhombus Media
Jody Shapiro ... producer
Barbara Willis Sweete ... associate producer: Rhombus Media
Larry Weinstein ... associate producer: Rhombus Media

Music by 

Christopher Dedrick

Cinematography by 

Luc Montpellier ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

David Wharnsby

Casting By 

John Buchan

Production Design by 

Matthew Davies

Art Direction by 

Réjean Labrie ... (as Rejean Labrie)

Set Decoration by 

Stephen Arndt

Costume Design by 

Meg McMillan

Makeup Department 

Beverly A. Hamilton ... daily hair stylist
Frances Hans ... daily makeup artist
Ediena Hawkes ... first assistant hair stylist
Amanda Kuryk ... daily makeup artist
Jennifer Machnee ... first assistant makeup artist
Brenda Magalas ... makeup intern: FTM
Doug Morrow ... key makeup artist
Barry Olafson ... key hair stylist
Catherina Saites ... daily hair stylist (as Catharina Saites)

Production Management 

Matt Cahill ... post-production supervisor
Anastasia Geras ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Danielle Dumesnil ... second assistant director
Richard O'Brien-Moran ... first assistant director
Michael Peleshok ... third assistant director (as Mike Peleshok)

Art Department 

Ricardo Alms ... lead carpenter
Aaron Anderson ... set dresser
Billy Baker ... paint foreman (as William Baker)
Gary Barringer ... video graphic coordinator
Lindsey Bart ... daily greens
Ryan Berzuk ... assistant props master (as Ryan 'Speedy' Berzuk)
Lloyd Brandson ... key scenic artist
Jim Campbell ... carpenter
Shawna Conner ... art department trainee
Greg Gardner ... graphics
Jason Gibbs ... set dresser
Catherine Green ... daily draftsperson
Charles Gustafson ... scenic painter
Matt Holm ... on-set dresser (as Matthew Holm)
Scott Hopper ... assistant carpenter
Simon Hughes ... scenic painter
Michael Jansen ... scenic carpenter (as Mike Jansen)
Michael Jurkow ... daily carpenter
Debbie Kuzina ... sets buyer
Paul Lukeman ... daily props builder
Steve Madden ... daily lead carpenter
Ron Makwich ... laborer
Dave Meek ... daily carpenter
Alison Nutt ... daily carpenter
Gord Peterson ... assistant art director (as Gordon Peterson)
Brent Poole ... daily carpenter
David Potter ... scenic carpenter
Robert Potter ... laborer
Sab Schiavone ... daily carpenter
Bill Sinosich ... scenic carpenter
Craig Skene ... daily carpentry rigger
Brian Smith ... construction coordinator
Chris Sol ... head carpenter
Mark Sol ... laborer
Laura Souter ... daily props
Larry Spittle ... props master
Mark Stratton ... props buyer
David Tomsett ... daily carpenter (as David J. Tomsett Jr.)
Lawrence Van Went ... scenic artist (as Lawrence van Went)
Remi Verfaillie ... lead dresser (as Remi Verfaille)
Andrea Von Wichert ... scenic painter (as Andrea von Wichert)
Burkhard Weiss ... scenic carpenter
William Whiteheas ... laborer
Robert Williams ... carpenter
Lawrence Zglobicki ... daily painter
Greg Zielinski ... laborer

Sound Department 

Don Baker ... playback operator
Eliot Crackower ... assistant re-recording mixer
Russ Dyck ... sound
Matthew Friesen ... sound intern: FTM
Ronayne Higginson ... dialogue & adr editor
Darcy Kite ... adr recordist
Steve Kostick ... assistant dialogue editor
Martin Lee ... sound re-recording mixer
Sid Lieberman ... foley artist
Kirk Lynds ... foley recordist
John MacDonald ... assistant foley artist
Stan Mak ... boom operator
David McCallum ... sound / supervising sound editor
David Rose ... sound designer / sound
Mark Shnuriwsky ... sound effects editor
Lou Solakofski ... sound re-recording mixer / sound
Alan Tang ... assistant sound effects editor
David Yonson ... adr recordist
Matthew Friesen ... cable puller (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Mark Gebel ... special effects
Don Greenberg ... first assistant special effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Dominique Balcaen ... additional camera operator
François Balcaen ... key grip (as Francois Balcaen)
Ryan Beresford ... daily electrician
John Clarke ... first electrician
Greg Crawford ... grip
Gabriel Daniels ... grip intern: FTM
Michael Drabot ... gaffer
David Fox ... additional camera operator
Marc Gagnon ... electrician
Gisèle Gordon ... additional rearscreen photographer
Ruben Guzman ... photographer: Super 8
Casey Harrison ... daily camera trainee (as JJ Casey Harrison)
Jason Heke ... additional camera operator / camera trainee
Joao Holowka ... daily electrician
Scott Jaworski ... electric trainee
Darren Lannoo ... grip
Guy Maddin ... additional camera operator
Mark McKinney ... additional camera operator
Ross McMillan ... additional camera operator
Christophe Nachtigall ... grip
Richard O'Brien-Moran ... additional camera operator
Michael Peleshok ... additional camera operator (as Mike Peleshok)
Diyah Pera ... still photographer
Len Peterson ... additional camera operator / first assistant camera
Nicolas Phillips ... electric
Peter Rohde ... still photographer
Rob Rowan ... assistant chief lighting technician (as Robert A. Rowan)
Jody Shapiro ... additional camera operator
Larry Spittle ... additional camera operator
Terry Thiessen ... grip
Robert Thomson ... grip (as Rob Thomson)
Shauna Townley ... additional camera operator / second assistant camera
Roger Wiebe ... grip

Animation Department 

Gary Barringer ... animator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Jim Heber ... casting: Winnipeg
Kari Rieger ... extras casting (as Kari Reiger)
Eleanor Erum ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Jonathan Payne ... casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Alison Bile ... costume intern: FTM
Carolyn Bradshaw ... truck costumer
Paula Dunfield ... costume supervisor
Nadine Falk ... daily wardrobe
Dallas Hollett ... daily wardrobe
Karen Kristalovich ... daily wardrobe
Jennie O'Keefe ... daily wardrobe
Sian Morris Ross ... assistant costume designer
Sandra Soke ... daily wardrobe

Editorial Department 

John Furniotis ... video to film transfer: Film Effects Inc.
Brian Karn ... on-line editor
Peter Korsitzke ... film timer
Michael Thibodeau ... dailies/video correction (as Mike Thibodeau)
Branko Vasovic ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Lorne J. Allen ... location production assistant
Dean Batiuk ... location production assistant
Miye Bromberg ... location production assistant
Jason Campbell ... location production assistant (as Jason Lloyd Campbell)
Shane Clements ... location production assistant
Martin Ellis ... location production assistant
Melanie Dawn Fuerst ... location production assistant
L. Christian Goulet ... location production assistant
Chris Hawkins ... location production assistant
Vince Krochak ... location production assistant
Bernard Narvey ... location manager
Antony Papetti ... location production assistant
Blair Scott ... location production assistant
Cliff Sumter ... assistant location manager

Music Department 

Don Benedictson ... music recordist: Winnipeg musicians
Brenda Blake ... music supervisor
Roman Borys ... musician: cello soloist, The Canadian Film Orchestra
The Canadian Film Orchestra ... performers
Christopher Dedrick ... conductor / musician: trumpet, The Muskeg Combo / orchestrator
Vern Dorg ... musician: clarinet, The Muskeg Combo
Sonia Eng ... musician: harp, The Muskeg Combo
Gary Gray ... score mixer / score recordist
Erin Hershberg ... music coordinator
Craig Mann ... source music editor
The Muskeg Combo ... performers
Rebecca Pellett ... music editor / music preparation / score recordist
Bruce Philp ... musician: drums, The Muskeg Combo
Mark Skazinetsky ... concertmaster: The Canadian Film Orchestra
Lenny Solomon ... musician: violin, The Muskeg Combo
Robert Stewart ... assistant music recordist: Winnipeg musicians
Tom Szczesniak ... musician: piano, The Muskeg Combo
David Young ... musician: bass, The Muskeg Combo
Jack Zaza ... musician: mandolin, The Muskeg Combo
Velma Barkwell ... executive producer: soundtrack album (uncredited)
Dustin Harris ... assistant music mixer (uncredited) / assistant music recordist (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

James Alexander ... driver
Boris Danyliuk ... driver
Jim DeVilger ... driver (as James de Vlieger)
Isaac Friesen ... driver
Marlow ... driver: cast (as Greg Marlow)
Dave Perich ... driver (as David Perich)
Martin Samoiloff ... driver
Garry 'Diesel' Trosky ... transportation coordinator (as Gary 'Diesel' Trosky)
Ralph Walker ... driver captain (as D. Ralph Walker)

Other crew 

Sarah Baird ... distribution executive: Rhombus Media
Brenda Blake ... legal affairs: Rhombus Media
Tyson Caron ... production assistant: Buffalo Gal Pictures
Sofia Costantini ... choreographer
Lisa Craik ... first accounting assistant
Sarah Jane Cundell ... key location production coordinator
Denys Curle ... key craft service
Colette Desjardins ... production accountant
Kelly Ditz ... assistant craft service
Anne Dollack ... production assistant: Rhombus Media
Jean Du Toit ... tax credit administrator: Buffalo Gal Pictures
Robert Enright ... diarist
Sheree Fondeur ... set production assistant (as Sheree Betker)
Kerry Fraser ... publicist: Buffalo Gal Pictures
Eileen Gano ... second accounting assistant
Jason Glesby ... watchperson
Russell T. Glesby ... daily security
Wayne Glesby ... head of security
Ruben Guzman ... creative consultant
Philippa King ... business affairs: Rhombus Media
Christie Kucera-Evenson ... office production assistant (as Christie Kucera)
Rick Kuchar ... sous chef
Sara Lazer ... business affairs: Buffalo Gal Pictures
Lyn E.A. Marlowe ... daily craft service
Wayne Marr ... watchperson
Kelly McKaig ... production office intern: FTM
Kimberly Mikoluff ... production coordinator
Alanna Mills ... script supervisor
Jo Ann Oldcorn ... first accounting intern: FTM
Linda Pope ... bookkeeper: Rhombus Media
Brent Prockert ... chef
Sean Scoffield ... title designer
Leslie Stafford ... publicist
Suzanne Stefanovic ... production assistant: Rhombus Media
Caelum Vatnsdal ... publicity notes
Jennifer Weiss ... production associate: Rhombus Media
Colleen Wowchuk ... assistant production coordinator
Cynthia Amsden ... publicist (uncredited)

Thanks 

Shelly Bancroft ... special thanks
Wayne Binder ... special thanks
Daniel Blaufuks ... special thanks
Diane Boehme ... special thanks
Judy Daish ... special thanks
James Di Salvio ... special thanks
Noam Gonick ... special thanks
Gisèle Gordon ... special thanks
Ian Handford ... special thanks
John Harvie ... special thanks
Erin Hershberg ... special thanks
Wendy MacKeigan ... special thanks
Michelle Marion ... special thanks
Don McKellar ... special thanks
Laura Michalchyshyn ... special thanks
Graham Stewart ... special thanks
Carole Vivier ... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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