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  • Director: Brian Mckenna
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The Great War is a CBC television film documenting Canadian participation in the First World War. The film stars writer-director and award-winning documentarian Brian McKenna, Michael Rudder, and future Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — who became the official Liberal candidate for the Papineau, Quebec in April 2007 — portraying his fifth cousin, twice removed, Major Talbot Papineau. The film aired in two parts on Canadian television during the 90th Anniversary of the Vimy Ridge battle, on April 8th and 9th, 2007.
  • Biography
    Documentary
    History
    War
  • Director: Brian Mckenna
  • Writer: Brian Mckenna

  • Justin Trudeau
    Michael Rudder
    Maxime Cournoyer
    Arthur Holden
    Pat Kiely
    Justin Walsh
    Noël Burton
    Sascha Cole
    Francis X. Mccarthy
    Glen Bowser
    Jean François Blanchard
    Susan Almgren
    John Dee Delorimier
    Paul Stewart
    Paul Van Dyck

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  • Director: Brian Mckenna
  • Writer: Brian Mckenna
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Synopsis

The Great War is a CBC television film documenting Canadian participation in the First World War. The film stars writer-director and award-winning documentarian Brian McKenna, Michael Rudder, and future Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — who became the official Liberal candidate for the Papineau, Quebec in April 2007 — portraying his fifth cousin, twice removed, Major Talbot Papineau. The film aired in two parts on Canadian television during the 90th Anniversary of the Vimy Ridge battle, on April 8th and 9th, 2007.

Starring
  • Justin Trudeau
    Michael Rudder
    Maxime Cournoyer
    Arthur Holden
    Pat Kiely
    Justin Walsh
    Noël Burton
    Sascha Cole
    Francis X. Mccarthy
    Glen Bowser
    Jean François Blanchard
    Susan Almgren
    John Dee Delorimier
    Paul Stewart
    Paul Van Dyck