Dear Audrey

Dear Audrey

| 1 h 29 min

In Dear Audrey, filmmaker Jeremiah Hayes is a witness to the most important work of Martin Duckworth’s life – caring for his wife Audrey after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, and helping his 45-year old daughter, Jacqueline, who has autism, maintain a relationship with her mom. Jacqueline has cut herself off from Audrey, unable to watch her own mother slowly inch towards death. Remembering their life through the lens of his second love of filmmaking, Martin’s commitment and grace in the face of Audrey’s illness is almost palpable. A celebrated filmmaker with 100 documentary films to his credit, as a cinematographer and director, Martin’s cinematic signature is beauty in the ordinary and the extraordinary. In Dear Audrey, Jeremiah will mirror this tradition in the poetry and pain of a life well lived.

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Credits
  • director
    Jeremiah Hayes
  • producer
    Jeremiah Hayes
    André Barro
    Annette Clarke
  • writer
    Jeremiah Hayes
  • editor
    Jeremiah Hayes
  • cinematography
    Jeremiah Hayes
  • location sound
    Jeremiah Hayes
  • music composition
    Walker Grimshaw
  • music player
    Patricio Böttcher
    Eric Heidbreder
    Nelson Moneo
    Samuel Bisson
    Andrew McLeod
  • sound design
    Mélanie Gauthier
  • visual effects supervisor
    Joshua Sherrett
  • animation director
    Joshua Sherrett
  • animation
    Joshua Sherrett
    Dan Buller
  • animation post producer
    Yasmine Amor
  • co-writer
    Daniel Diaz
  • editing consultant
    Nicola Zavaglia
    Ai Umeda
    Arto Paragamian
  • EVP Production & Administration
    Sherri Rufh
  • EVP Post Production
    Lynn Van Rooyen
  • post production supervisor
    Jacqueline Tam
  • SVP Marketing & Communication
    Amber Baker
  • senior manager, marketing & communications
    Katina Katadotis
  • senior manager, publicity
    Vanessa Marra
  • archival research
    Thea Toole
    Jeremiah Hayes
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
  • graphic design
    Cynthia Ouellet
    Jacques Bertrand Simard
  • music clearances
    Key of Harmony Music Publishing
    Katherina Huck
    Ann Mayall
  • re-recording
    Isabelle Lussier
  • foley artist
    Simon Meilleur
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • production supervisor
    Roz Power
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Lord
    Christopher MacIntosh
  • digital editing technician
    Marie-Josée Gourde
    Pierre Dupont
    Patrick Trahan
  • sound technician
    Bernard Belley
  • senior production coordinator
    Cheryl Murgatroyd
  • studio administrator
    Leslie Anne Poyntz
  • marketing manager
    Jamie Hammond
  • marketing coordinator
    Jolène Lessard
  • publicist
    Jennifer Mair
  • legal counsel
    Dominique Aubry
  • participation
    Denise Albert
    Fatima Banane
    Evelyne Brochu
    Nicole Duong
    Martin Duckworth
    Marya Duckworth
    Sylvia Duckworth
    David Fennario
    Dylan Hetherington
    Natascha Thiara Rydvald
    Khai Parchment
    Satu Repo
    Anana Rydvald
    Marianna Rydvald
    Michael Rubbo
    Audrey Schirmer
    Danielle Schirmer
    Jacqueline Schirmer
    David Whiteside
  • executive producer
    Katherine Buck
    Annette Clarke
    Glen Salzman
    Pablo Salzman