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Silence of the North

Silence of the North

Silence of the North is a 1981 semi-autobiographical Canadian film of author Olive Frederickson, taken from the book of the same name. The film stars Tom Skerritt as her first husband Walter Roemer who was killed, Gordon Pinsent as her second husband John Frederickson, and Ellen Burstyn as Olive. All three main actors were nominated for Genie Awards, as was the director, Allan King. Originally, the movie was set to share the title of its country music theme song, "Comes a Time" performed by Lacy J. Dalton and composed by Neil Young, a Canadian artist once part of Crosby Stills Nash and Young, but at the last minute, the title of the book was retained for the film. The film ... more on Wikipedia

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