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Painted Land: In Search of The Group of Seven

Directed by Phyllis Ellis
Canada, 2015 (documentary, 90 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "A Painters' Country: In Search of the Group of Seven"

Film Description:
"Painted Land weaves seamlessly the experiences of Lawren Harris, J.E.H. MacDonald, A.Y. Jackson, Frank Johnston, Arthur Lismer, Franklin Carmichael and A.J. Casson—with the adventures of three modern day sleuths. Historian Michael Burtch, and the writer and photographer team of Gary and Joanie McGuffin are determined to track down the precise locations of these famous paintings. Archival film, letters, journals and photographs of the artists—some of which have never been seen in public—take the viewers back in time. This film weaves this history with a modern day adventure, up mountains, down canyon rivers and over portages with our trio as they try to achieve their own personal quest: to actually walk in the Group of Seven's footsteps."
-- White Pine Pictures (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Nancy Lang
Produced by: Nancy Lang, Michael Burtch, Gary McGuffin, Joanie McGuffin, Peter Raymont
Cinematography: John Westheuser
Film Editing: Neil Cavalier, Mike Fuller
Music: John Welsman
Production Company: White Pine Pictures, Solemn Land Productions
Additional Credits: Vocal Performance [Performance vocale]: Colm Feore, Paul Gross, Eric Peterson, R.H. Thomson

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