Getting Married in Buffalo Jump

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Getting Married in Buffalo Jump
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DVD cover
Directed by Eric Till
Produced by Flora Macdonald
Written by novel
Susan Haley
story
Lyal Brown
screenplay
John Frizzell
Starring Wendy Crewson
Paul Gross
Music by Eric Robertson
Cinematography Nikos Evdemon
Edited by Bruce Lange
Production
company
Running time 97 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

Getting Married in Buffalo Jump is a 1990 Canadian TV movie filmed in Alberta, Canada. In specific Cowley, Lundbeck, and Pincher Creek. It was directed by Eric Till and stars Wendy Crewson and Paul Gross.

Plot[edit]

After her father's death Sophie Ware returns to her home town in hopes of running the family ranch. She struggles with the awkwardness of being home as she is now used to living in a big city as an accomplished musician. She is surprised when Alex, the farm's handyman, offers her a marriage of convenience in order to keep the farm afloat.

Cast[edit]

  • Wendy Crewson as Sophie Ware
  • Paul Gross as Alex Bresnyachuk
  • Marion Gilsenan as Vera Ware
  • Victoria Snow as Eleanor
  • Murray Cruchley as Robert Marcovich
  • Kyra Harper as Annie
  • Diane Gordon as Momma Bresnyachuk
  • Ivan Horsky as Poppa Bresnyachuk
  • Florence Patterson as Irene McCallum
  • Alexander Brown as Bennie
  • Andy Maton as Walter
  • Kirk Grayson as Dance teacher
  • Kent McNeill as Luke Bresnyachuk
  • Lesley Schatz as Country Singer
  • J.C. Roberts as Rancher in Bar

Awards[edit]

The film was nominated for four Gemini awards:

  1. Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for Wendy Crewson
  2. Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Marion Gilsenan
  3. Best TV Movie for Flora Macdonald and Peter Kelly
  4. Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for John Frizzell

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