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Director John N. Smith
Year 1989
Run Time 86min
Genre Drama

In this feature drama based on an actual incident, Newfoundlanders share their food, culture and homes with a group of Tamil refugees found off the coast. Starring Brendan Foley and Noreen Power.

Director

John N. Smith

Smith’s credits include award-winning TV docudramas such as The Boys of St. Vincent, Dieppe and Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story, as well as numerous feature films, including Dangerous Minds, A Cool Dry Place, Geraldine’s Fortune and Love & Savagery among others. Sitting in Limbo won the Best Canadian Feature Film award at TIFF 1986.

Writers

John N. Smith, Sam Grana

Cast

Noreen Power, Brendan Foley

Producer

Sam Grana

Genre

Drama

Interests

Classics, Newcomer Stories

Original Language

English

Canadian Distributor

National Film Board (NFB)