Al Purdy Was Here - Portrait of a Great Canadian Poet

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Al Purdy Was Here
Portrait of a Great Canadian Poet

2015
1 hr 32 mins

What does it take to carve out a career as a poet? Why on earth would anyone attempt it? AL PURDY WAS HERE is the portrait of an artist driven to become a great Canadian poet at a time when the category barely existed.

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Director
Brian D. Johnson
Features
Al Purdy, Bruce Cockburn, Eurithe Purdy, Gord Downie, Gordon Pinsent, Joseph Boyden, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Sarah Harmer, Tanya Tagaq