WorldCat Identities

Burns, Gary 1960-

Works: 9 works in 61 publications in 3 languages and 782 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary-style films  Comedy films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Gary Burns
Most widely held works by Gary Burns
Radiant city( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go on an outing to the 'burbs. Amidst the fresh foundations of monster homes, surrealist filmmaker Gary Burns and journalist Jim Brown explore the dark side of suburbia and create a provocative reflection on why we live the way we do. Shows a Canadian family as they struggle with existential despair and are exasperated by the drabness of their suburban locale
Waydowntown( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom, Sandra, Randy and Curt are office co-workers who live in a city's downtown where virtually all the office buildings and malls are connected by a maze of glassed-in bridges. They have all staked a month's salary on a bet to see who can stay indoors the longest
Kitchen party( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of teenagers come together to indulge in that great Canadian pastime, the house-party, and find themselves literally confined to the kitchen trapped by an extraordinary well manicured carpet in the living room. Elsewhere, the parents of these kids have a dinner party of their own, where suburban pretense slowly melts away exposing childish obsessions
The Future Is Now! by Gary Burns( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this entertaining film, a journalist (Liane Balaban) meets "The Man of Today" (Paul Ahmarani) who, while a responsible citizen, is disengaged from greater society. He believes once he's dead nothing more matters. As an experiment to see if she can turn his pessimistic view around, the journalist sends him on a journey of enlightenment to prove that the future does matter. Traveling the globe, he finds himself in surprising encounters with great minds in the arts and sciences. Will the journalist succeed in turning a cynic into an optimist? Will it matter? What can one person do?
A problem with fear : or Laurie's anxiety confronting the escalator( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who suffers from many deep-seated fears is selected to test a new product called "The Early Warning 2 Safe System", which is supposed to alert the user to danger and send for help
The suburbanators( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hey it's just another day in the "burbs." That is until it turns into a trip to the mall a drug bust broadcast on TV a pedestrian hit by a car three guys locked out of their apartment and chased as burglars by their own landlord and lots of laughs." ... [package]
Jeunesse en folie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A problem with fear : [screenplay] by Gary Burns( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.31 for Waydowntow ... to 1.00 for A problem ...)

Alternative Names
Gary Burns Canadees filmregisseur

Gary Burns Canadian film director and screenwriter

Gary Burns kanadischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Гари Барнс