Bush pilot: reflections on a Canadian myth

Canada, 1980

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For some bush pilots, flying is like playing solo violin at Carnegie Hall. For others, it’s like driving a taxi. This film shows how bush pilots are slowly being replaced. In northern towns built by bulldozers and jet aircraft, the emphasis is not on adapting to the north, but on remaking it in the image of the south. This is a thought provoking film about northern development.

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Credits

co-director

Bob Lower

Norma Bailey

co-producer

Jerry Krepakevich

Michael Scott

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:22:29:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1980

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