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West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson (2011)

Tom Thomson is one of Canada's most famous and beloved artists. His vibrant landscape paintings helped define a young nation in the early 20th century and have become iconic symbols of Canada.

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Michèle Hozer (co-director), Peter Raymont (co-director)
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Christian Golec Christian Golec ... Young Tom Thomson

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On July 8 1917, Thomson died mysteriously on Canoe Lake, just as he was reaching ascendancy in his career. Why does Thomson's life and art fascinate us still? What draws thousands of people each year to his cairn on Canoe Lake and propels his oil sketches into the stratosphere of the Canadian art market? Written by White Pine Pictures

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Well spend 90 minutes if you like to see Canadian Art
16 May 2012 | by lbuijssSee all my reviews

Excellent biography of Thomson who's work does look a lot like Van Gogh's but then with Canadian landscapes. Splendid cinematography and pleasant narration and comments from art historians and other. Well spend 90 minutes! Excellent biography of Thomson who's work does look a lot like Van Gogh's but then with Canadian landscapes. Splendid cinematography and pleasant narration and comments from art historians and other. Well spend 90 minutes! Excellent biography of Thomson who's work does look a lot like Van Gogh's but then with Canadian landscapes. Splendid cinematography and pleasant narration and comments from art historians and other.


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Canada

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English

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October 2011 (Canada) See more »

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Seattle, Washington, USA See more »

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CAD900,000 (estimated)
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Dolby (5.1 surround)

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16:9 HD
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