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Passchendaele film inspired by grandfather, says Paul Gross

Canadian actor, writer, director Paul Gross talks to the CBC's Laura Chapin about the experience of making the 2008 film Passchendaele.

Gross was in Charlottetown to present the annual Symons lecture

Paul Gross on Passchendaele

7 years ago
Duration 2:32
The Canadian actor and director discusses his WWI film with the CBC's Laura Chapin.

Canadian actor, writer, director Paul Gross talks to the CBC's Laura Chapin about the experience of making the 2008 film Passchendaele.

Gross was inspired to make the film after hearing some of his grandfather's experiences in the First World War, despite the fact his grandfather wasn't at Passchendaele.

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