The Devil at Your Heels

The Devil at Your Heels


                                The Devil at Your Heels
| 1 h 42 min

This feature-length documentary introduces viewers to Ken Carter, a Montreal-born stunt driver who made a living by risking his life. The film shines a light on the intense preparation that led to Carter’s first attempt to jump a car across a mile-wide stretch of the St. Lawrence River – a 5-year period during which the dare-devil raised a million dollars, erected a 10-storey take-off ramp and built a rocket-powered car.

For more background information on this film, please visit the NFB.ca blog.

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Credits
  • director
    Robert Fortier
  • editing
    Robert Fortier
  • producer
    Adam Symansky
    William Brind
    Robert Fortier
  • executive producer
    Barrie Howells
    Arthur Hammond
  • script
    David Wilson
    Charles Lazer
  • photography
    Barry Perles
  • sound
    Jacques Chevigny
    Raymond Marcoux
  • sound editing
    André Galbrand
  • re-recording
    Hans Peter Strobl
    Adrian Croll
  • narrator
    Gordon Pinsent
  • music
    Art Phillips

  • fridgejam

    Quite possiblly the best documentary ever made. Thank you to Robert Fortier for making such a great film!

    fridgejam, 9 Aug 2010