AMBER

By Noam GONICK

JULIJETTE INC. - as PROD

Crime - Development 2012

AMBER takes flight in the push and pull between representation and recollection; a survivor's memory augmented and challenged by cast interpretations and filmmaker intentions.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Crime, Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Noam GONICK
    • Writer(s)
    • Onalee AMES, Joy KEEPER
    • Producer(s)
    • Juliette HAGOPIAN (julijette inc.)
    • Synopsis
    • Told from the perspective of Jordan Bruyere, Amber examines the double kidnapping that triggered the first Amber Alert on the Canadian prairies. When First Nations teenager Jordan and the infamous sex offender Peter Whitmore weathered a ten-hour police standoff, the media initially posited a "two suspects" scenario rather than a hostage taking narrative. Questioning of Jordan's complicity haunts him to this day. In Amber, Jordan will work with actors to pursue a truth that is difficult to frame.
    • Partners & financing
    • Manitoba Tax Credit (Canada)
      Federal Tax Credit (Canada)
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