The Law of Enclosures (1999)

The Law of Enclosures
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 51mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Romance
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Sarah Polley Actor Beatrice 1 1000001
Brendan Fletcher Actor Henry 1 1000002
Diane Ladd Actor Bea 1 1000003
Sean McCann Actor Hank 1 1000004
Shirley Douglas Actor Myra 1 1000005
Rob Stefaniuk Actor Stanley 1 1000006
Victor Cowie Actor Stan 1 1000007
Kristen Thomson Actor Myrah 1 1000008
John Greyson Director n/a 2 2000001
John Greyson Producer n/a 3 3000001
Damon D'Oliveira Producer n/a 3 3000002
Phyllis Laing Producer n/a 3 3000003
Bryan Gliserman Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Charlotte Mickie Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Marguerite Pigott Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
John Greyson Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Dale Peck Source Material (from novel) ("The Law of Enclosures") 120793 4000002
Dale Peck From Story n/a 120870 4000003
Kim Derko Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Michael Munn Editor n/a 172 7000001
Don Pyle Music n/a 120781 8000001
Andrew Zealley Music n/a 120781 8000002
Rejean Labrie Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Stephen Arndt Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Charlotte Penner Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Jane Tattersall Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Synopsis
Beatrice and Henry are inexplicably and impossibly stuck in 1991 - stuck in the same jobs and fashions, stuck with the same scars and habits, and stuck watching the same thing on television day in and day out. For 40 years, they have been prisoners of their marriage - and the Gulf War, which rages on TV from the moment they meet until the hour of their death. By cutting back and forth between their first and last years together, the film paints a portrait of a couple blind to the love that binds them, but who yearn for - and finally rediscover - a grace they thought they'd lost forever.
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