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Marion Bridge by Daniel MacIvor

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Published by Talonbooks in Burnaby .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Cape Breton Island (N.S.)

Subjects:

  • Sisters -- Drama,
  • Family -- Drama,
  • Cape Breton Island (N.S.) -- Drama

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDaniel MacIvor.
GenreDrama.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.M3225 M37 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6808999M
ISBN 100889224072
LC Control Number00274418

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Marion Bridge By Daniel MacIvor This fascinating version of Daniel MacIvor’s most successful play to date lets the reader in on a secret: it was never primarily written as a work for live theatrical performance, but as a vehicle for his development of a screenplay, also included in this new edition. Marion Bridge (Scottish Gaelic: Drochaid Mhira) ( pop.: ) is a Canadian rural community in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality.. The community is named for the eponymous bridge that crosses the Mira River, Marion Bridge being approximately midway between the river's source in Grand Mira and its discharge point at Mira current concrete highway bridge was constructed Country: Canada. Get this from a library! Marion Bridge. [Daniel MacIvor] -- "Included for the first time in this new and expanded edition of Daniel MacIvor's popular drama, Marion Bridge, is the screenplay which arose out of the original stage play. A foreword by the author. `Marion Bridge' is a somber, independent film from '03 filmed against the backdrop of the rustic landscape of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Similar to the well respected `The Shipping News' from '02 the storyline deals with a dysfunctional family displaying all the neglect, abuse and legacy of heartache that comes with it/5(14).

Get this from a library! Marion Bridge. [Daniel MacIvor] -- A story of three sisters' struggle to reconnect. Past longings are revealed, choices examined, and hope surfaces as they consider building a new life from fragments of the old.   "Marion Bridge" is about three sisters--a nun, a failed actress and the one who stayed in their small-town home--coming together to care for their dying mother. Unlike most men writing about women, he does not define the women in terms of their relationships with men, nor does he put the women at each other's throats for two acts.5/5(4). Given Marion Bridge trots out almost every cliche of the chick flick, it is all the more remarkable that it works as well as it does. playing out like a good book -- and the solid cast is 76%. In Marion Bridge, the deceased mother is gravely ill, while in Very Heaven, the mother’s ashes are spilled on the carpet in the first scene. These are tense family gatherings, old debts are settled, and long-suppressed family secrets are disclosed. Agnes MacKeigan dominates Marion Bridge. She’s eking out a living in theatre in Toronto, but.

Book your perfect Vacation Rental in Marion Bridge, Canada on FlipKey today! FlipKey has thousands of reviews and photos to help you plan your memorable trip. Explore over 0 rentals, view Photos, find Deals, and compare Guest Reviews. On Friday, Ma stay after Marion Bridge for an interview style Talk Back with playwright Daniel MacIvor and Director Chantale Plante as they each discuss their own creative process for Marion Bridge. "Marion Bridge" is about three sisters--a nun, a failed actress and the one who stayed in their small-town home--coming together to care for their dying mother. Unlike most men writing about women, he does not define the women in terms of their relationships with men, nor does he put the women at each other's throats for two acts/5(4). The Marion Bridge and Area Community Development Council. is a not-for-profit registered Society with the Province of Nova Scotia. The vision of The Marion Bridge and Area Community Development Council is to maintain and better the quality of life for the community of Marion Bridge and surrounding area. BOOK THE COMMUNITY HALL. BOOKING REQUEST.