Donald Shebib's 'Goin' Down the Road' (Canadian Cinema)

Donald Shebib's 'Goin' Down the Road' (Canadian Cinema)

Geoff Pevere

Since its unencumber in July 1970, Donald Shebib’s budget friendly highway motion picture approximately displaced Maritimers in Toronto has turn into probably the most celebrated Canadian video clips ever made. during this examine of Goin’ Down the Road, well known movie critic Geoff Pevere presents an attractive account of the way a movie produced below principally improvised conditions grew to become the main influential Canadian motion picture of its day in addition to a permanent cultural touchstone.

Featuring large interviews with the film’s key individuals, Pevere presents behind-the-scenes heritage and explores how the movie’s that means and interpretation have replaced over the years. He supplies unique recognition to the query of why the film’s inventive mixture of documentary options, street motion picture tropes, and social statement have confirmed so well known and influential in Canadian filmmaking for decades.

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