West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson

Director: Michèle Hozer, Peter Raymont Year: 2011 Run Time: 95min

Tom Thomson was an artist who greatly influenced the Group of Seven and is one of Canada’s most beloved painters. In 1917, at the peak of his creativity, he disappeared while canoeing. His body was found, but his death remains a mystery. Through his paintings, archival footage and newly-discovered audio recordings, this beautiful documentary explores this brilliant artist’s life — and death.

“As gorgeous as the iconic artist’s paintings.” — Chris Cobb, Ottawa Citizen


Director(s):

Michèle Hozer, Peter Raymont

Producer(s):

Nancy Lang, Peter Raymont

Cast:

Christian Golec

Genre(s):

Documentary

Language(s):

English

Ratings by Province:

G Alberta
NR British Columbia
G Manitoba
NR New Brunswick
NR Newfoundland and Labrador
NR Nova Scotia
G Northwest Territories
G Nunavut
NR Ontario
NR Prince Edward Island
G Québec
PG Saskatchewan
NR Yukon