The Wish

The Wish

| 27 min

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This documentary short introduces us to 8-year-old identical twins as they explore their family background. Filmed by the twins' father at their grandparents' lakeside cottage, The Wish is a lyrical study of childhood and family roots.

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The Wish, Martin Duckworth, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Martin Duckworth
  • camera
    Martin Duckworth
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • sound
    Claude Pelletier
  • editing
    Margaret Wescott
  • sound editing
    John Knight
  • re-recording
    Roger Lamoureux
    Jean-Pierre Joutel

  • jnordstrom

    I think I recognize these two kids' voices and commentary from 'Helicopter Canada,' during the sequence when they fly over the Petitcodiac and the Hopewell Rocks. They say things like "I wonder if there's earth on the rocks," and "Mud... I wouldn't like to go there."

    jnordstrom, 23 Jun 2010