John A: the Birth of a Country (2011)

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti
Writer: Bruce M. Smith
Executive Producers: Bernard Zukerman, Michael Levine, Michael Prupas
Starring: Shawn Doyle, Peter Outerbridge, David LaHaye, Aidan Devine, Michelle Nolden, Patrick McKenna
Canadian Broadcaster: CBC
Distributor: Tricon Films and IGP


The big story is the founding of Canada, as seen through the riveting and dramatic rivalry between John A. Macdonald and George Brown which eventually resulted in an alliance and led to the Confederation of Canada.