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After accruing a substantial debt, a gambler takes his visually impaired daughter on a road trip to see the northern lights before she becomes blind.

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Aurora
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Kyla
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Tubby
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Hunter
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Fergus
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Brick
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Dr. Singer
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Jonah
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Larry
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Waitress
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Leslie
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Big guy
Gordon Tanner ...
Bartender
Mike Bell ...
Marco
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Chief McKay
Olie Alto ...
Old Man
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Chad
Melissa Dionisio ...
Boss
Dennis Seenie ...
Pops
Qlirim Teneqja ...
Teenager
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Little Girl
Charles 'Chuck' Edwards ...
Dealer
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Train Passenger / Casino Patron (uncredited)

Directed by

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Sean Garrity

Written by

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Jonas Chernick ... ()

Produced by

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Jonas Chernick ... producer
James Fler ... executive producer
Mark Gingras ... executive producer
Erla Glesby ... executive producer
Andrew Thomas Hunt ... executive producer
Liz Jarvis ... producer (as Elizabeth Jarvis)
Phyllis Laing ... executive producer
Michael Paszt ... executive producer
Monique Perro ... associate producer
Kevin Pollak ... executive producer

Music by

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Ari Posner

Cinematography by

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Samy Inayeh

Film Editing by

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John Gurdebeke

Editorial Department

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Kyle Campbell ... on-line editor
Mila Patriki ... digital intermediate colorist
Alek Rzeszowski ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Nancy Klopper

Production Design by

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Maryam Decter

Art Direction by

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Scott Rossell

Costume Design by

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Wanda Farian

Makeup Department

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Alanna Holder Riches ... key hair stylist (as Alanna Holder-Riches)
Diane Nimik ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Joe Laurin ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Bryan R. Burns ... third assistant director
Dustin Courchene ... second assistant director
Ronaldo Nacionales ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Joe Benarroch ... lead set dresser
Greg Gardner ... graphics
Kim Hamin ... property master
Jeff Jossul ... art department assistant
Robert K. Laurie ... set dresser
Scott Layton ... set dresser
Allan McGowan ... set dresser
Corey Ticknor ... set dresser
Paul Zacharias ... key scenic artist

Sound Department

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Steve Bucino ... adr mixer
Ken Cade ... sound effects editor
Jesse Dube-Smith ... boom operator
Jason Perreira ... re-recording mixer
Justin Sawyer ... foley recordist
Dino Schiavone ... sound mixer
Orest Sushko ... re-recording mixer

Visual Effects by

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Darren Wall ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Shannon Guile ... stunt performer
Dan Skene ... stunt coordinator
Rick Skene ... stunt coordinator
Sean Skene ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Holden Bunko ... lighting technician
Richard Doyle ... dolly grip
Ryan Herdman ... gaffer
Jeff Hicks ... first assistant camera
Ron Hodgson ... best boy electric
Doug Kiddell ... best boy key grip
Bernie Rondeau ... grip
Julian Saray ... key grip
Terry Silva ... second assistant camera

Animation Department

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Firuz Daud ... end credit design

Casting Department

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Patricia Kress ... extras casting
Lori Stefaniuk ... casting: canada

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Brenda Zachanowich ... set costumer

Location Management

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Michael Cowles ... location manager
Andrew Gallinger ... daily assistant location manager
Chad Simon ... locations pa
Steve Watson ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Jamie Hopkings ... orchestrator
F.A.M.E.'S. Project ... orchestra and studio contractor
Charles Tilden ... composer: additional music

Transportation Department

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Mark Dann ... transportation captain
Brian 'Shaky' Johnson ... transportation coordinator
Gregory Sullivan ... driver: cast

Other crew

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Isaac Clements ... production executive
Claudio Luiz De Oliveira ... assistant to producers: Buffalo Gal Pictures
Shannon Guile ... stand-in
Ti Hallas ... set tutor
Andrew Harrison ... production coordinator
Cindy Harrison ... crafts service
Shereen Jerrett ... animal trainer
Robert Lagrou ... security coordinator
Clark Lindell ... key production assistant: locations
Harry Lindsay ... production accountant
Rick Loftson ... assistant production accountant
Elan Mastai ... story editor
Chad Mathis ... legal services
Andrea Mensforth ... key craft service
Holly Moore ... clearances
Shira Newman ... script supervisor
Baha Nurlybayev ... dit
Dalitso Phiri ... office PA
Suzanne Pringle ... stand in: daily
Elke Town ... story editor
Shawn McGrath ... business affairs (uncredited)

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Louise O'Brien-Moran ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

JONAH, an unemployed gambler, takes his estranged pot-smoking teenaged daughter AURORA on a dangerous road trip to Churchill, Manitoba to show her the magnificent Northern Lights - before her vision disorder renders her completely blind. With a volatile bookie in hot pursuit, Jonah and Aurora are forced to finally confront each other, and their complicated pasts.

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Also Known As
  • Aurora boreala (Romania)
Runtime
  • 95 min
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