16th Annual Canada's Top Ten Film Festival: Canada On Screen

Manufactured Landscapes

Jennifer BaichwalCanada90 minutes2006GEnglish

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Winner of the Best Canadian Feature prize at TIFF, Jennifer Baichwal's documentary follows celebrated Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky, whose large-scale studies present a stunning aesthetic dimension to the industrial conquest of nature. Beautifully shot and edited, this is a profoundly unsettling look at human activity and the destructive ways in which we live.

Intro and Q&A with filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier and cinematographer Peter Mettler Ce documentaire de Jennifer Baichwal, qui a remporté le prix du Meilleur Long-Métrage Canadien au TIFF, suit les pas du célèbre photographe canadien Edward Burtynsky dont les oeuvres en grand format apportent une surprenante dimension esthétique à la conquête industrielle de la nature. C’est un film magnifiquement réalisé et monté, qui observe avec une grande profondeur l’activité humaine et les différents modes de destructions à l’oeuvre dans notre façon de vivre.

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Jennifer Baichwal

Jennifer Baichwal was born in Montreal and raised in Victoria, British Columbia. Her documentaries The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia (02) and Manufactured Landscapes (06) premiered at the Festival. Her other films include Act of God (09), Payback (12), and Watermark (13).