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Wilby Wonderful

Overview

The residents of Wilby, Nova Scotia, learn the importance a day can make as scandal weighs heavily on their conscience in the sophomore feature from Canadian playwright-turned-filmmaker Daniel MacIvor. Suicidal Dan Jarvis (James Allodi) is longing to find a reason to live, and as Buddy and Carol Franch's (Paul Gross and Sandra Oh) marriage falls to pieces, single mom Sandra Anderson (Rebecca Jenkins) seeks male companionship to relieve the strain of raising a child alone and unlucky painter Duck MacDonald (Callum...
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Overview

The residents of Wilby, Nova Scotia, learn the importance a day can make as scandal weighs heavily on their conscience in the sophomore feature from Canadian playwright-turned-filmmaker Daniel MacIvor. Suicidal Dan Jarvis (James Allodi) is longing to find a reason to live, and as Buddy and Carol Franch's (Paul Gross and Sandra Oh) marriage falls to pieces, single mom Sandra Anderson (Rebecca Jenkins) seeks male companionship to relieve the strain of raising a child alone and unlucky painter Duck MacDonald (Callum Keith Rennie) struggles to overcome his own nagging problems. On the horizon, a shocking revelation threatens to change the way the residents of the small town view both themselves and their neighbors, but how will the people of Wilby deal with such a major problem when they can't even work out their own issues?
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Special Features

Closed Caption; This month's short film: A Thousand Words (dir. Melba L. Williams)
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/23/2006
  • UPC: 616892633020
  • Original Release: 2004
  • Rating:

  • Source: Film Movement
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:39:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 67,798

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Daniel MacIvor Stan Lastman
James Allodi Dan Jarvis
Callum Keith Rennie Duck MacDonald
Ellen Page Emily Anderson
Sandra Oh Carol French
Paul Gross Buddy French
Maury Chaykin Mayor Brent Fisher
Kathryn MacLellan Deena
Rebecca Jenkins Sandra Anderson
Marcella Grimaux Mackenzie Fisher
Terri Sanderson Reporter
Chris Saunderson Photographer
Caleb Langille Taylor
Patrick Keeler Stuart
Chett Buchanan Golfing Businessman #1
Mike Goodfellow Golfing Businessmam #2
Mary Ellen MacLean Irene
Ed Cayer Lotto Man
Devon Chisholm Jennie
Judith Hasen Lotto Woman
Rita Howell Mrs. Corkum
Lauren Ehrenworth Bartender
Susannah Hoffmann Elaine Fisher
Deborah Bowels Neighbour
Lorraine Chapman Neighbour
Allan Hawco Radio Announcer
Shannon Perreault Radio Announcer
Technical Credits
Daniel MacIvor Director, Screenwriter
Genevieve Appleton Associate Producer
Rudolf Blahacek Cinematographer
Ann Bromley Art Director
Lin Chapman Costumes/Costume Designer
Camelia Frieberg Producer
Joe Frieberg Executive Producer
Emanuel Jannasch Production Designer
Rebecca Jenkins Score Composer
Sherrie Johnson Co-producer
Peter Moore Editor
Mike Munn Editor
Mary Reynolds Asst. Director
Kelsey W. Smith Camera Operator
Michael Timmins Score Composer
Stephen Turnbull Production Manager
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Wilby Wonderful [10:10]
2. Islanders [10:15]
3. The Watch [9:22]
4. Lunch [8:20]
5. The List [7:57]
6. What I'm Saying [7:15]
7. Nightlife [7:47]
8. Dan & Duck [10:28]
9. The House [8:07]
10. Wilby Watch [6:23]
11. The Following Morning [9:33]
12. Credits [3:27]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play: Wilby Wonderful
   Scene Access
   Set-Up
      5.1
      Stereo
   Special Features
      Biographies
         Daniel MacIvor
         Sandra Oh
         James Allodi
         Rebecca Jenkins
      This Month's Short Film - Melba L. Williams' A Thousand Words
         Play A Thousand Words
      Also Available From Film Movement
      Closed Captioning
   This Month's Short Film
      Play: A Thousand Words
   About Film Movement
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