The Stone Angel

The Stone Angel

Director: Kari Skogland Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Christine Horne, Cole Hauser


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Director Kari Skogland takes the reins for a Buffalo Gals Pictures production starring Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn as author Margaret Laurence's much-lauded heroine Hagar Shipley. Hagar may by 90, but she not ready to lie down and die just yet. Her decisions stem straight from her heart, and that often alienates her family and friends. When Hagar's son, Marvin (Dylan Baker), takes his mother to look at a nursing home, she takes it as her cue to leave her family behind and set out on one great last journey. Her mission is to locate the seaside home she remembers from her youth, but Hagar's memory is quickly fading, making it difficult for her to distinguish the past from the present. As a young girl, Hagar was set to inherit her father's mercantile empire until she was disowned for marrying a bold young man named Bram Shipley (Cole Hauser). Later, when Hagar's romantic illusions fade and she begins to view her husband with contempt, her decision to deny her children the kind of parental approval that she so badly longed for from her own father provokes a deep hereditary flaw. As she makes her way toward the seashore, Hagar realizes her time is running far too short to make up for a lifetime of unacknowledged mistakes.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/21/2008
UPC: 0883476004884
Original Release: 2007
Rating: R
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:55:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Interviews with cast & crew; Behind the scenes; Feature trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ellen Burstyn Hagar Shipley
Christine Horne Younger Hagar
Cole Hauser Bram Shipley
Ellen Page Arlene Drieser
Sheila McCarthy Doris Shipley
Kevin Zegers John Shipley
Dylan Baker Marvin Shipley
Samantha Weinstein Child Hagar
Luke Kirby Leo
Doreen Brownstone Silver Elms Bridge Player
Ryland Thiessen Child Telford
Mackenzie Munro Child Charlotte
Connor Price Child Matt
Jordan Todosey Child Lottie
Ardith Boxall Lottie's Mother
Arne MacPherson Doctor
Ted Atherton Reverend Troy
R. Morgan Slade Young Telford
Hilary Carroll Bank Teller
Olie Alto Bus Driver
Aaron Ashmore Matt
Peter MacNeill Jason Currie
Joyce Krenz Auntie Doll
Jessica Burleson Cell Phone Woman on Bus
Evelyne Anderson Old Cronie at Charity Dance
Sarah Constible Young Lottie
Alicia Johnston Charlotte
Chris Sigurdson Pastor
Blake Taylor Manakawa Doctor
Jason Spevack Child Marvin
David Gillies Gardner at Park
Noah Meade Child John
Landon Norris Young John
Trevor Chief Train Boy #1
Cody Carver Train Boy #2
Jean Paul Thomas Train Boy #3
Devon Bostick Teen Marvin
Josette Halpert Child Arlene
Wayne Nicklas Currie Store Manager Mr. Cooper
Christopher Read Currie Store Clerk
Nada Abdel Shahid Missy
Frank Adamson Mr. Oatley
Wings Hauser Older Bram
Janet-Laine Green Lottie
Akalu Meekis Lazarus
Peter Jordan Henry Pearl
Ross McMillan Telford
Sharon Bajer Emergency Room Nurse 1978
Marcia Bennett Nurse 2004
Leslie Stanwyck Uilleann Pipe
Eric Rigler Cello
Cameron Stone Violin
Daniel Koulack acoustic bass
Dave Lawton Trumpet
Daniel Roy drums
William Bonness Piano
Richard Moody violin/viola
Greg Lowe guitar
William Spornitz saxophone

Technical Credits
Kari Skogland Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Bobby Bukowski Cinematographer
Lindsay Chag Casting
Guy Collins Executive Producer
Bryan Gliserman Executive Producer
Stephanie Gorin Casting
Vicki Graef Costumes/Costume Designer
Rob Gray Production Designer
Jim Heber Casting
Liz Jarvis Producer
Elle Klein Associate Producer
Phyllis Laing Executive Producer
Michael MacMillan Executive Producer
John McCarthy Score Composer
Seaton McLean Executive Producer
Richard O'Brien Moran Asst. Director
Jim Munro Editor
Iain Reynolds Art Director
Michael Ryan Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Stone Angel
1. Silver Elms [10:30]
2. Hold God's Hand? [10:44]
3. Shadow Point [10:06]
4. Saying it For You [9:41]
5. Just Be Happy [10:06]
6. I Hate Petunias [9:09]
7. That's Your Stock [9:08]
8. New Housekeeper [:29]
9. Fallen Angel [12:10]
10. Our Children Together [8:31]
11. All People [11:41]
12. Credits [6:41]

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