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The Painted Door

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Based on a short story by Canadian author Sinclair Ross, this is a gripping drama about love, infidelity, tragedy and regret. During a terrible blizzard on the Prairies, Anne stays alone in the farmhouse while her husband John treks through the snow to aid his father. Their neighbour, Stephen, comes by to help Anne with the chores. As the evening wears on, it becomes clear that John will not return that night. Anne and Stephen spend the night together. In the morning, Anne realizes with horror the consequences of her impulsive betrayal.

1984, 23 min 50 s

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Chris Award - Category: Arts and Culture
International Film and Video Festival
October 30 1986, Columbus - USA

Golden Sheaf Award - Category: Best Performance by an Actress (Linda Goranson)
Yorkton Film Festival
October 30 to November 3 1985, Yorkton - Canada

Golden Sheaf Award - Category: Best Drama under 30 minutes
Yorkton Film Festival
October 30 to November 3 1985, Yorkton - Canada

Golden Sheaf Award - Category: Best Script (Joe Wiesenfeld) - with a cash prize of 1,000$ from Super Channel
Yorkton Film Festival
October 30 to November 3 1985, Yorkton - Canada