The Top of His Head

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  • Genre(s): Romance Drama
  • Release year: 1989
  • Running time: 110 min
The Top of His Head is a Canadian comedy-drama film, released in 1989. Written and directed by Peter Mettler, the film stars Stephen Ouimette as Gus, a satellite dish salesman whose life is turned upside down when he meets Lucy (Christie MacFadyen),... read more

The Top of His Head is a Canadian comedy-drama film, released in 1989. Written and directed by Peter Mettler, the film stars Stephen Ouimette as Gus, a satellite dish salesman whose life is turned upside down when he meets Lucy (Christie MacFadyen), a politically radical performance artist. The film's soundtrack, The Top of His Head was written and composed by Fred Frith. Jane Siberry also contributed a song, "This Old Earth", which was nominated for Best Song at the 1990 Genie Awards and appeared on her 1989 album Bound by the Beauty under the alternate title "Something About Trains".

Original Release

08/24/1989

Cast

Christie MacFadyen Lucy Ripley
Stephen Ouimette Gus Victor
Gary Reineke Berge (pursurer) / Berge (pursuer)
Julian Richings Robert (henchman)
Joey Hardin Joey (henchman)
David Fox Uncle Hugo
Cherie Cemp Telephone Operator
Nora Currie Telephone Operator
Julie Wildman Mrs. Victor
David Main Mr. Victor
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Peter Mettler

Writers

Peter Mettler

Cast

Christie MacFadyen Lucy Ripley
Stephen Ouimette Gus Victor
Gary Reineke Berge (pursurer) / Berge (pursuer)
Julian Richings Robert (henchman)
Joey Hardin Joey (henchman)
David Fox Uncle Hugo
Cherie Cemp Telephone Operator
Nora Currie Telephone Operator
Julie Wildman Mrs. Victor
David Main Mr. Victor
Alexander Malden Justin Miller
John Paul Young Car Salesman
Diana Barrington Yolanda

Producers

Editors

Peter Mettler, Margaret Van Eerdewijk

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