Revenge of the Land (1999)


Director: John N. Smith
Writer: Sharon Riis, book by Maggie Siggins
Executive Producers: Bernard Zukerman, Micheline Charest, Ronald A. Weinberg
Starring: Kenneth Welsh, Chandra West, Jennifer Dale, Seann Gallagher, Nicholas Treeshin, Carmen Moore
Distributor: Cinar
Canadian Broadcaster: CBC

This tale of greed, corruption and love follows the family of John Hawk and founding of Saskatchewan, in particular, the contest between Moose Jaw and Regina, for political and economic supremacy. The mini-series became a hit for both CBC and CBS and won five Gemini Awards; Best Director, Best Performance in a Supporting Role, Best Sound, Best Movie or Mini-series, and a special award.