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Paint Cans (1994)

Wick Burns is a government official with all the self-motivation and personality of a robot. His newest project is to find funding for a small art film, "Paint Cans".

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Paul Donovan

Writers:

Paul Donovan (book), Paul Donovan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chas Lawther Chas Lawther ... Wick Burns
Martha Burns ... Melda
Bruce Greenwood ... Vittorio Musso
Andy Jones Andy Jones ... Neville Lewis
Paul Gross ... Morton Ridgewell
Ann-Marie MacDonald Ann-Marie MacDonald ... Inge Von Nerthus (as Ann Marie MacDonald)
Neve Campbell ... Tristesse
Kelly-Ruth Mercier ... Tamanee
Jennifer Overton Jennifer Overton ... Anna (as Jennie Overton)
Jim Swansburg Jim Swansburg ... Waiter
Michael McManus ... Jeff
Don Francks ... Maitland Burns
Lex Gigeroff Lex Gigeroff ... Oliver
Shelley Wenaus Shelley Wenaus ... Morgan Musso
Adam Westerback Adam Westerback ... Tartufo
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Wick Burns is a government official with all the self-motivation and personality of a robot. His newest project is to find funding for a small art film, "Paint Cans".

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1994 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada

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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Disclaimer reads: The characters and events portrayed in this film are purely fictitious. Any resemblance to any person, living or dead, is purely coincidental and unintended. Any resemblance to any institutions, however, is another thing altogether. See more »

Soundtracks

Heartaches
Written by John Klenner (as Klenner) - Al Hoffman (as Hoffman)
Performed by Ted Weems and his Orchestra
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A brilliant satire
10 January 1999 | by Herman-3See all my reviews

I think Paint Cans is a brilliant satire on the Canadian film industry. It has all the conniving, dark humour and reality of making a film in Canada with limited funds and "meta-ideas".


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