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Salter Street Films And Bernard Zukerman Productions Announce The Broadcast Premiere of The Television Movie Chasing Cain on April 8 at 8 pm on CBC Television

Story Filed: Thursday, March 01, 2001 11:26 AM EST

 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(CCN Newswire, March 1, 2001)--Inspired by real Canadian
homicide cases, the made for television movie Chasing Cain is slated for broadcast on
Sunday, April 8 at 8pm on CBC Television. Produced by Salter Street Films (TSE: SSF)
and the two-hour movie follows two homicide detectives investigating a brutal drive-
by shooting with a multitude of murder suspects on the streets of Toronto.

Directed by Jerry Ciccoritti (The Life Before This) and written by Andrew Rai Berzins
(Straight Up), the film stars Peter Outerbridge (Kissed) as Detective Bob Kazlowski,
a veteran of the homicide squad, and Alberta Watson (The Sweet Hereafter) as
etective Denise McGoogan, recently promoted from the morality and sexual assault

Investigating the murder of a Croatian woman who works at an abortion clinic,
Kazlowski and McGoogan are led to a suspect with ties to the pro-life movement. A
sudden turn of events, a fresh trail of clues and a suicide attempt by the victim's
Serbian husband lead the detectives into the complex world of Balkan politics and

Stylish and edgy, Chasing Cain was filmed in Toronto in August 2000. The film was
produced and co-created by Bernard Zukerman of Bernard Zukerman Productions and was
executive produced by Michael Donovan of Salter Street Films.

About Salter Street Films:

Salter Street Films (TSE: SSF) is an integrated entertainment Company that develops, products and services. Salter Street's television programs include the award winning
and top-rated CBC comedy series This Hour Has 22 Minutes and Made in Canada
(broadcast in the U.S. as The Industry); The Awful Truth with Michael Moore (broadcast in
Canada on Bravo!, in the U.S. on Bravo, The Film and Arts Network and on Channel 4 in
the U.K.); the comedy series Blackfly on Global; the family drama Emily of New Moon
(broadcast in the U.S. on Encore's WAM! Family Channel); and the science fiction
series LEXX (broadcast in Canada on Space: The Imagination Station and in the U.S. on
the SCI FI Channel).

About Bernard Zukerman Productions:

Bernard Zukerman has built a reputation for delivering quality productions to Canadian,
American and international markets. His signature is Canadian stories told with drama
and flair that entertain audiences around the world. His rich repertoire includes the
highly successful films: Love And Hate: The Story of Colin and JoAnn Thatcher(1990);
the chilling Consipiracy of Silence(1991); the ambitious historical project, Dieppe
(1994); the biography of the Dionne Quintuplets, Million Dollar Babies (1994); the
NHL expose Net Worth (1995); the Genie Award winning The Sleep Room (1998); and the
recent western mini-series Revenge of the Land (2000), and the television movie
Heart: The Marilyn Bell Story (2001), which garnered close to 1.4 million viewers and
was the highest-rated show of the evening when it aired last month on CBC TV.

- NOTE TO MEDIA: CHASING CAIN support photography is available at the CBC Image Gallery

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