The first feature film by Canadian documentary film-maker John Howe. John Howe has been much praised in many film feativals for his documentary works such as "The Lion of Quebec", "Yukon Old, Yukon New," "Do Not Fold, ...展开Staple, Spindle, or Mutilate."
"Why Rock the Boat" is set in Quebec in the 40's, telling the story of a junior reporter. Sad for him that he has to face all the hardships arising from the intricate human relatioships in his department: the man-eating editor, etc. Based on his personal experiences William Weintraub wittily discloses the dark side of the press in Canada in the fories