Under the guise of a pretty fairy tale, this animated short makes a strong political statement. Animated paper cut-outs enact a drama in which a dictator imposes his delusions on his unfortunate subjects. The humour is black and, despite the absence of dialogue, the message is crystal clear.

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Film Credits

Bretislav Pojar
Francine Desbiens
Robert Forget
Roger Lamoureux
Louis Hone
Les Mimes électriques
Patrice Arbour
Bernard Carez
Maurice Blackburn

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  • jmatlin

    “Thank you, Lemon, for pointing that out. It's been corrected.” — jmatlin, 23 May 2013

  • Lemon

    “An excellent film. However, I do wish that the NFB would use Canadian spelling in its descriptions.” — Lemon, 22 May 2013

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