Angel Square

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Angel Square
Directed by Anne Wheeler
Produced by Arvi Liimatainen
Written by James Defelice
Anne Wheeler
novel Brian Doyle
Starring Ned Beatty
Nicola Cavendish
Music by George Blondheim
Cinematography Tobias A. Schliessler
Edited by Lenka Svab
Peter Svab
Production
company
Distributed by Disney Channel
Release dates September 17, 1992 (1992-09-17)
Running time 104 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

Angel Square is a 1990 Canadian film set in 1945 and based on the novel of the same title by Brian Doyle. Many of his books are set in Ottawa, Canada.

Summary[edit]

In writer and director Anne Wheeler's Bye Bye Blues, a blue-collar family finds all sorts of unorthodox means to confront the tribulations of World War II. In Angel Square, Wheeler deals with a more contemporary subject: random street crime. Ned Beatty stars as a standard-issue husband and father in a "safe" neighbourhood. Beatty's sense of security is violated when he is brutally beaten by a youth gang. The familial spirit of Bye Bye Blues is carried over into the climax of Angel Square, with Beatty's neighbours uniting to track down his assailants.[1]

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Awards[edit]

In 1991 it won 3 awards at the Genie Awards.

  • George Blondheim & Anne Wheeler for Best Original Song
  • Garrell Clark & Paul A. Sharpe for Best Overall Sound
  • Alison Grace, Gael MacLean, Anne Bakker, Debra Rurak, & Cal Shumiatcher for Best Adapted Screenplay

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