In the Gutter and Other Good Places

First Festival
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Film Info
Country Listing:Canada
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Christine Richey


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Genie Award for Best Feature Documentary, 1994

Winner of multiple awards at Hot Docs Festival 1994, including Best Independent Production, In the Gutter and Other Good Places follows Colin, Jean, and Ron, three men with disparate backgrounds making a living “dumpster-diving” and bottle collecting on the streets of Calgary. An unflinching journey into the urban underbelly, director Christine Richey paints a humanizing portrait of homelessness in the early 90s.

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