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From: Kel <mhowatt\!/auracom.com>
Date: Tuesday, October 07, 1997 9:03 PM
Hey I found this at CBC,hope no ones posted it yet!
PLATINUM THE MOVIE...THE MUSIC
CBC Television presents PLATINUM, a leading-edge,
music-driven movie airing Sunday, October
12 at 8 p.m. ET.
Bruce McDonald (Highway 61, Dance Me Outside,
Roadkill and Hard Core Logo) directs this
made-for-tv drama. McDonald?s experience at
making cutting-edge music videos allows him to
create a bold, fast-paced movie combining
state-of-the-art special effects and a strong musical
element to make it unique.
"Platinum is a knee slappin?, head bangin?, rump
shakin? peek inside the star making machines of
the music biz. "Today" is old news to all our
hipsters, flipsters and finger poppin? daddies," Bruce
PLATINUM is the story of Platinum Inc., a small,
yet fiery, independent record label. This movie
whisks viewers behind-the-scenes in the music
industry where they witness the ambition,
power-plays and the record company rivalry and
scandal that can make or break a career in the
The film contains a variety of music with such
artists as Bran Van 3000, Iggy Pop, Leonard
Cohen, Alain Simard, Dead Can Dance, Plastic
Bertrand, Harmonium, Plume Latraverse, Too
Many Cooks, Morcheeba, Wesley Willis and original
songs by John Kastner and Ivan Doroschuk.
PLATINUM is produced by Prisma Productions in
association with CBC Television.