Tadashi Orui - Director (1st Feature); Co-Producer; Cinematographer/DP (1st Feature); Camera Operator; Sound Mixer; Video Operator; Editor; Sound Editor
Sheri Blake - Co-Producer, Narration
Thor Aitkenhead - Co-Producer; Script Proofreader, Additional Photography; Animation; Original Music/Composer; Website; Voiceover for Dr. Fujino
David Brophy, guitar - Original Music/Composer; Voiceover for Dr. Harada
Shelagh Pizey-Allen, piano; Dan Simpson, guitar & mandolin - Original Music/Composers
Macho Philipovich - Voiceover for Dr. Tsuruta
Takashi Miyakita, Susumu Yorita - Additional Photography
Ken Gerrard - Website Designer & Wizard
Film footage courtesy of
MINAMATA DISEASE - A Trilogy: Part 1. Dir. Noriaki Tsuchimoto. Tokyo: Seirinsha, 1974.
MINAMATA DISEASE - A Trilogy: Part 3. Dir. Noriaki Tsuchimoto. Tokyo: Seirinsha, 1975.
MINAMATA Those 30 Years. Dir. Noriaki Tsuchimoto. Seirinsha, 1987.
Articles and Books
Bueckert, Dennis. “Mercury threat worsens?” Winnipeg Free Press 28 July 03
Crocker, Ryan. “Fish Dumped: May have been high in mercury content.” Daily Miner and News (Kenora, ON) 16 Sept. 05
Egan, Paul. “Kenora-area fish cleared for eating by toxicology prof.” Winnipeg Free Press,25 June 04
Godin, Wes. “Neurologist finds continuing symptoms of mercury poisoning.” Daily Miner and News(Kenora, ON) 3 Sept. 02.
Harada, Masazumi. Minamata Disease. Trans. Tsushima Sachie and Timothy George. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1972.
Janzen, Leah. “Mercury poisoning doctor returns.” Winnipeg Free Press 3 Sept. 02
Maps and photos
Hutchison, Georgy and Dick Wallace. Grassy Narrows. Toronto: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977.
Shkilnyk, Anastasia. A Poison Stronger than Love. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.
Tables and statistics
Cosway, Sylvia. The Grassy Narrows & Islington Band, Mercury Disability Board: A Historical Report 1989 – 2001. Kenora, ON: The Grassy Narrows & Islington Band
Mercury Disability Board, 2001.
Health Canada. Medical Services Branch. Methylmercury in Canada: Volume 1. Ottawa, 1979.
Health Canada. Medical Services Branch. Methylmercury in Canada: Volume 2. Ottawa, 1984.
Health Canada. Medical Services Branch. Methylmercury in Canada: Volume 3. Ottawa, 1999
Sou International Ltd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.