The Bay of Love and Sorrows

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The Bay of Love and Sorrows
The Bay of Love and Sorrows VideoCover.jpeg
Directed by Tim Southam
Produced by Anna Stratton
Gilles Bélanger
Written by David Adams Richards
Tim Southam
Starring Peter Outerbridge
Jonathan Scarfe
Music by Gaëtan Gravel
Serge LaForest
Cinematography Eric Cayla
Edited by Wiebke von Carolsfeld
Triptych Media
Distributed by Odeon Films
Running time
94 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

The Bay of Love and Sorrows is a 1998 novel by David Adams Richards. It was adapted into a film in 2002.


Set in rural New Brunswick, Canada in 1974, the novel's protagonist is Michael Skid, the privileged son of the town judge. After a falling out with his friend Tom Donnerel, Michael befriends Madonna and Silver Brassaurd, a brother and sister who draw him into the orbit of Everette Hutch, a charismatic and violent man who ultimately leads the three youths to commit murder.


The novel was adapted into a 2002 film starring Peter Outerbridge as Everette Hutch, Jonathan Scarfe as Michael Skid, Joanne Kelly as Madonna Brassaurd, Christopher Jacot as Silver Brassaurd, Torquil Campbell as Vincent Donnerel and Elaine Cassidy as Carrie Matchett.


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