name = Warrendale
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imdb_id = 0062474
"Warrendale" is a
1967 documentary filmby Canadianfilmmaker Allan King. It was originally produced for broadcast on CBC Television, but was never shown due to King's refusal to edit out the copious profanity in the footage.
The film is an uncompromising
cinéma véritélook at a day in the lives of emotionally disturbed youths housed in a facility named Warrendale. The film is brutal, powerful and unforgettable.
Warrendale won awards at the
Cannes Film Festivaland French director Jean Renoirdeclared King a great artist.
In 2002, "Warrendale" was honoured as a "MasterWork" by the
Audio-Visual Preservation Trust of Canada. [http://avtrust.ca/masterworks/2002/en_film_3.htm]
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