One Man (film)
|Directed by||Robin Spry|
|Produced by||Tom Daly|
Michael J. F. Scott
|Written by||Robin Spry|
|Music by||Ben Low|
|Edited by||John Kramer|
|Distributed by||National Film Board|
One Man is a Canadian drama film, released in 1977. Directed by Robin Spry, the film stars Len Cariou as Jason Brady, a television journalist in Montreal who is investigating a chemical leak from a local factory which has poisoned a number of children.
The film had relatively limited theatrical distribution, screening only in Toronto and Ottawa before airing on CBC Television in 1979. It also had a brief theatrical run in New York City, following Cariou's Tony Award-winning performance in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
The film won seven Canadian Film Awards in 1977: Best Actor (Cariou), Best Supporting Actor (Lapointe), Best Supporting Actress (Lazare), Best Screenplay (Spry, Peter Pearson and Peter Madden), Best Sound (Claude Hazanavicius), Best Sound Editing (Les Halman and Ken Pagé) and Best Editing (John Kramer). It was also nominated, but did not win, for Best Picture, Best Director (Spry), Best Actress (Eastwood) and Best Cinematography (Douglas Kiefer).
- "One Man: fine performances amid a Kafkaesque plot". The Globe and Mail, September 17, 1977.
- "Screen: Len Cariou Stars in ‘One Man’". The New York Times, July 27, 1979.
- "One Man is cheap sensationalism with a message". The Globe and Mail, August 18, 1979.
- "Ceremony dominated by two feature films: NFB Triumphs at Film Awards". The Globe and Mail, November 21, 1977.
- "Who's up for what". The Globe and Mail, November 19, 1977.
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