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Director  Allan King
Duration  
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genres  Comedy, Drama film
Country  Canada
Who Has Seen the Wind (1977 film) movie poster
Release date  1977
Based on  Who Has Seen the Wind  by W. O. Mitchell
Writer  W.O. Mitchell (novel), Patricia Watson (screenplay)
Cast  Brian Painchaud (Brian O'Connal), José Ferrer (The Ben), Gordon Pinsent (Gerald O'Connal), Helen Shaver (Ruth Thompson)
Similar movies  Related Allan King movies

Who Has Seen the Wind is a Canadian drama film, released in 1977. Directed by Allan King and written by Patricia Watson, the film is an adaptation of W. O. Mitchell's influential novel Who Has Seen the Wind. It was the first narrative feature film ever directed by King, who was previously known primarily as a documentary filmmaker.

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The film stars Brian Painchaud as Brian O'Connall, with a supporting cast including Douglas Junor, Patricia Hamilton, Gordon Pinsent, Helen Shaver, Chappelle Jaffe, Charmion King, Leslie Carlson and José Ferrer.

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Synopsis

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The story revolves around Brian (Brian Painchaud), a young boy who lives a magical life on the Canadian prairies catching prairie dogs and playing with friends. The magic ends when his father (Gordon Pinsent) falls ill, and he witnesses the harsh realities of adult life. This coming-of-age story provides a poignant look at life on the prairies during the Great Depression.

Awards

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Nominated for a Gold Hugo (Best Feature) at the 1978 Chicago International Film Festival. The film won the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television's Golden Reel Award in 1978 as the top-grossing Canadian film of the previous year.


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References

Who Has Seen the Wind (1977 film) Wikipedia
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