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

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

Geoff Pevere


Since its liberate in July 1970, Donald Shebib’s inexpensive street motion picture approximately displaced Maritimers in Toronto has turn into essentially the most celebrated Canadian videos ever made. during this research of Goin’ Down the Road, well known movie critic Geoff Pevere offers a fascinating account of ways a movie produced lower than mostly improvised situations turned the main influential Canadian motion picture of its day in addition to an everlasting cultural touchstone.

Featuring huge interviews with the film’s key contributors, Pevere offers behind-the-scenes background and explores how the movie’s that means and interpretation have replaced through the years. He offers exact realization to the query of why the film’s artistic mixture of documentary options, highway motion picture tropes, and social statement have confirmed so well known and influential in Canadian filmmaking for decades.

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