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Young Prime Minister (The)

Country: Canada, Language: English, 11 mins

  • Director: Bill Taylor
  • Writer: Bill Taylor
  • Producer: Elise Cousineau; Tricia Lee

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Very, very good.

Mr Taylor...you have talent.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Luke is bright, politically aware boy who wants to grow up to be like his idol, former Canadian Prime Minister 'Pierre Trudeau'. He has a good relationship with his mother, Rita. When Rita takes Luke out shopping to buy a new pair of shoes, it is with trepidation and a bit of reluctance that she agrees to the pair that he wants: pink Converse runners. She is afraid of the reaction of all the other children at school to the color. Will Luke's classmates call him a sissy like Rita fears, and even if they do, does it matter?

Cast & Characters

Graeme Jokic as Luke;
Patricia Fagan as Rita;
Milena Kulchenko as Andrea;
Jorma Lindquist;
Mark Ramsay as Danny;
Paulette Sinclair;
Maxwell Uretsky as Greg;
Brian Mulroney as Himself