"The heavy freight of symbolic conflict—art versus commerce, Quebec versus Ontario, nature versus exploitation—[...] makes The Far Shore a public statement as well as a narrative film. Some audiences may find it hard to digest: I found it suggestive and moving."
-- Robert Fulford
Fulford, Robert [Marshall Delaney, pseud.]. "Wielandism: A Personal Style in Full Bloom." ["Reprinted from Saturday Night, May 1976."] In Canadian Film Reader, edited by Seth Feldman and Joyce Nelson. Toronto: Peter Martin Associates, 1977. (p. 281)