The Disappearance of John Ashby
1990, 15:00 minutes, English
The Disappearance of John Ashby is about contemporary life in rural Canada, where leaving one's community has become the norm because of lack of work and oppurtunities. It is also about the practical realities of an artist's life.
The film chronicles the story of John Ashby, an artist, who leaves his home in Cape Breton, for New York city. For how long nobody knows, but his friends and neighbours all have different opinions on where and what John is doing.
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