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Directed by Bill Mason
Produced by Bill Mason
Starring Bill Mason
Music by Bruce Cockburn
Hugh Marsh
Cinematography Ken Buck
Edited by Bill Mason
Distributed by NFB
Release dates
Running time
87 min.
Country Canada
Language English

Waterwalker is a 1984 documentary film by Bill Mason, a Canadian outdoorsman, painter, canoeist and environmentalist, who made many films on the art of canoeing and on the appreciation of nature.[1] Released theatrically in Canada in 1984, it was nominated for a Genie Award for "Best Documentary Feature."

The film follows Mason as he canoes through whitewater rapids and along the coast of Lake Superior. It features a musical score by Bruce Cockburn. It was Mason's last film.[1]


  1. ^ a b Zaidman, Harriet (10 May 2002). "Waterwalker". Canadian Materials (Manitoba Library Association) VIII (18).  

External links

  • Waterwalker at the Internet Movie Database
  • Ohayon, Albert. "Waterwalker: Bill Mason’s Masterpiece". NFB Blog.  
  • "Waterwalker".  
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