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The Cap
Directed byRobert A. Duncan
Written bywriter Robert A. Duncan
story Morley Callaghan
Produced byAndy Thomson
Robert Verrall
StarringMichael Ironside
Nicholas Podbrey
CinematographyAndreas Poulsson
Edited byGinny Stikeman
Music byChris Crilly
Production
company
Distributed byWonderWorks
Release date
  • 1984 (1984)
Running time
24 minutes
CountryCanada
LanguageEnglish

The Cap is a 1984 Canadian short film directed and written by Robert A. Duncan. The film is based on a short story by Morley Callaghan. The film was produced by Michael MacMillan, Seaton McLean, Janice Platt Andy Thomson. The production agencies were Atlantis Films Limited and the National Film Board of Canada.

Plot

The plot centres on a young boy from Montreal named Steve (Nicholas Podbrey) who is given a baseball cap by his idol, Andre Dawson of the Montreal Expos. One day, Steve loses the cap and soon after discovers that it was found by the boy of a wealthy businessman. Steve along with his unemployed father (Michael Ironside), go to the wealthy boy's house to discuss the matter. After a long and heated debate, Steve and his father leave empty-handed.

Cast