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The Canadian Conspiracy (1985)

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A mockumentary illustrating a supposed conspiracy to infilitrate American culture through employment in the entertainment industry.

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In this film, a massive conspiracy is exposed. It seems that Canadians have conspired to infilitrate American culture by gaining prominent employment in the US entertainment industry. During this humourous investigation, we learn of the numerous entertainment stars who were born in Canada, but gained fame in the USA, which includes some surprising individuals. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Narrator: In 1952, Rollo Martins, a junior clerk at U.S. Immigration, uncovered a foreign conspracy aimed straight at the heart of America.
Rollo Martins: [at a Senate Committee hearing] We're up against an organization, so ruthless and so powerful, it's a wonder we're still alive to talk about it!
American Senator: What have you found?
Rollo Martins: I've discovered a plot by international spies who will stop at nothing!
Narrator: But America wouldn't listen. For 34 years, Rollo Martins actively continued his investigation, and has arrived at this ...
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Wish there had been a sequel.
21 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

The Canadian Conspiracy was a great satirical-type comedy played serious, which not only entertained but was thought provoking, but not to too deep a level. I really wish there had been a sequel a number of years later when Wayne Gretzky went to Los Angeles and Mike Myers et al began their "invasion" of the U.S. The possibilities then would have been endless.


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