Waterlife : five Great Lakes, one last chance = L'eau c'est la vie

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  • Creator produced by Primitive Entertainment in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; written and directed by Keven Mcmahon
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Special edition. [Montreal] : National Film Board of Canada, [2010] ©2010
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • OCLC ocn660145577
  • Credits
    • Narrator, Gord Downie ; music by Sam Roberts, The Allman Brothers, Dropkick Murphys, Sufjan Stevens, Kurt Swinghammer, Sigur ROs, Robbie Robertson, Brian Eno and The Tragically Hip
    • Producers, Kristina McLaughlin, Michael McMahon,Gerry Flahive ; executive producers, Mark Achbar, Betsy Carson, Michael McMahon and Silva Basmajian


  • "Waterlife is a sumptuous immersion into the extraordinary beauty and complex toxicity of the Great Lakes. Following the epic cascade from Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean, Waterlife reminds us of our essential connection to the water that we drink every day."


  • Subtitle from container.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
  • Special features: Teacher's menu; Paddle to the sea (28 min.) ; A conversation with Kevin McMahon.
  • DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
  • English, with French subtitles. Closed-captioned.
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