The Events Leading Up to My Death

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The Events Leading Up to My Death
Directed byBill Robertson
Produced byMoira Holmes
Bill Robertson
Written byBill Robertson
StarringRosemary Radcliffe
Peter MacNeill
John Allore
Linda Kash
Karen Hines
Music byMary Margaret O'Hara
CinematographyDerick Underschultz
Edited byDavid Ostry
Bill Robertson
Flat Rock Films
Release date
  • September 8, 1991 (1991-09-08) (TIFF)
Running time
89 minutes

The Events Leading Up to My Death is a Canadian comedy film, released in 1991. Written and directed by Bill Robertson, the film revolves around the dysfunctional Snack family around the time of the death of Busty, the family's pet dog.[1]

The film's cast includes Rosemary Radcliffe, Peter MacNeill, John Allore, Linda Kash, Karen Hines, Maria del Mar and Mary Margaret O'Hara.[1] O'Hara also composed much of the film's score.[1]

The film premiered in September 1991 at the Toronto International Film Festival.[2]

Robertson won the Acura Award for Best Canadian Screenplay at the Vancouver International Film Festival.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Suburban wackos more dead than deadpan". Toronto Star, June 5, 1992.
  2. ^ "Time for sweetness and sentimentality". The Globe and Mail, September 14, 1991.
  3. ^ "Robertson wins screenwriting award". The Globe and Mail, October 16, 1991.

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