After the Axe

After the Axe

                                After the Axe
| 56 min

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This full-length drama depicts the reality of managers getting fired and the emergence of a new industry specialized in handling executive terminations. The film was made with the cooperation of the business community, which helped script some of the scenes and provided authentic locations. The central figure, D.R. "Biff" Wilson, 44, is a composite figure based on extensive conversations with fired executives.

This film contains scenes of nudity and/or sexuality. Viewer discretion is advised.

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  • director
    Sturla Gunnarsson
  • producer
    Sturla Gunnarsson
    Steve Lucas
  • executive producer
    Arthur Hammond
  • script
    Steve Lucas
  • photography
    Andreas Poulsson
  • sound
    Bryan Day
  • editing
    Roger Mattiussi
  • sound editing
    Roger Mattiussi
  • narrator
    Roger Mattiussi
  • re-recording
    Mike Hoogenboom
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • music
    Patricia Cullen
    Sharon Smith
  • cast
    James Douglas
    Anne Christison
    Janine Manatis
    Randy Solomon

  • JasonDanielBaker

    Very compelling and one of my favorite NFB films! Jason Daniel Baker

    JasonDanielBaker, 1 May 2013