Paul-Émile Borduas (1905-1960)

Paul-Émile Borduas (1905-1960)

| 21 min

A film about the life and work of one of Canada's foremost modern painters. Borduas swung from religious painting to the purest of black-and-white abstraction. This film provides the opportunity to follow the development of his styles--surrealism, cubism, and automatism.

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Paul-Émile Borduas (1905-1960), Jacques Godbout, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Jacques Godbout
  • script
    Jacques Godbout
  • editing
    Jacques Godbout
  • producer
    Fernand Dansereau
    Hugh O'Connor
  • photography
    Georges Dufaux
    Gilles Gascon
    James Wilson
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
    Roger Lamoureux
  • narrator
    Percy Rodriguez
    Stanley Jackson
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn