Crackie

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Crackie
Crackie.jpg
Directed by Sherry White
Produced by Rhonda Buckley
Jennice Ripley
Sherry White
Written by Sherry White
Music by Duane Andrews
Cinematography Stephen Reizes
Edited by Chris Darlington
Production
company
Kickham East Productions
Release date
  • July 2009 (2009-07) (Karlovy Vary International Film Festival)
Running time
94 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

Crackie is a 2009 Canadian drama film written and directed by Sherry White. It stars Meghan Greeley, Mary Walsh, Joel Thomas Hynes and Cheryl Wells, and is White's first feature film.

Plot[edit]

Mitsy (Greeley) is a teenage student who lives with her grandmother, Bride (Walsh) after having been left at an early age by her mother (Wells).[1] Mitsy secretly dreams of leaving her small town to live with her mother in Alberta but finds her life disrupted when her mother suddenly reappears.[2]

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

Crackie was an official selection at film festivals including the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic, the Toronto International Film Festival, the Montreal World Film Festival and the Torino Film Festival in Turin. It won the Grand Prix Focus — Special Mention at Montreal, and the Jury Special Prize at Torino.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deming, Mark, "Crackie > Overview", Allmovie, Rovi Corporation, retrieved January 21, 2011 
  2. ^ McGurty, Frank (September 17, 2009), "Growing Up Alone: Girls on Film at Toronto Festival", Reuters, Thomson Reuters, retrieved January 21, 2011 
  3. ^ "Torino 28 - International Feature Film Competition", Official website, Torino Film Festival, retrieved January 21, 2011 

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