Termini Station (film)

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Termini Station
Termini Station VideoCover.jpeg
Directed by Allan King
Produced by Allan King
Written by Colleen Murphy
Starring Megan Follows
Colleen Dewhurst
Gordon Clapp
Debra McGrath
Music by Mychael Danna
Cinematography Brian R.R. Hebb
Edited by Gordon McClellan
Saturday Plays Ltd.
Distributed by Northern Arts Entertainment
Release date
  • 21 August 1989 (1989-08-21) (Canada)
Running time
108 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

Termini Station is a Canadian drama film, released in 1989. It was directed by Allan King, and written by Colleen Murphy.

The film stars Colleen Dewhurst and Megan Follows as Molly and Micheline Dushane, a mother and daughter living in a small Northern Ontario town. Molly is an alcoholic, which creates tension between her and Micheline and inspires Micheline's fantasies of escaping her stifling small-town life. The film's cast also includes Gordon Clapp and Debra McGrath as Molly's son and daughter-in-law.

Termini Station was the only film besides the Anne of Green Gables movies in which Follows and Dewhurst worked together. The film's promotion consciously played off expectations created by their reunion.

The film was nominated for six awards at the 11th Genie Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress nods for both Dewhurst and Follows. However, it did not win any awards.

Termini Station was filmed on location in Kirkland Lake Ontario. Some building locations were PRINCESS HOTEL, RUMORS CLUB, SMITH TIRE AND AUTO and the Mclelland Bus terminal.

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