Like a Thief in the Night

Like a Thief in the Night

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This short documentary about the city of Moncton, NB, explores 2 tragic endings: the obliteration of a much-loved historic neighbourhood, and the illness and death of the filmmaker's father. What survives when buildings, trees and a loved one all vanish? In French with English subtitles.

This documentary was made as part of the Tremplin program, with the collaboration of Radio-Canada.

This short documentary about the city of Moncton, NB, explores 2 tragic endings: the obliteration of a much-loved historic neighbourhood, and the illness and death of the filmmaker's father. What survives when buildings, trees and a loved one all vanish?

This documentary short was produced as part of the Tremplin program, which enables young Francophone filmmakers to make a first production in a professional context.

Damien Robitaille
From the playlist: Showcase Francophonie

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Credits
  • participant
    Claire M. Arsenault
    Kerri George
    Ian George
    Richard R. Schella
    Hans Dürstling
    Allan Capson
    Marcel Doucett
    Jessie MacKinnon
    Kimberly Ann Gautreau
    Robert Leblanc
  • director
    Marie-Thérèse François
  • researcher
    Marie-Thérèse François
  • writer
    Marie-Thérèse François
  • narrator
    Marie-Thérèse François
  • editor
    Patricia Tassinari
  • camera
    Alain Dupras
  • sound recording
    Georges Hannan
  • sound design
    Daniel Toussaint
  • original music
    Daniel Toussaint
  • re-recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • producer
    Murielle Rioux-Poirier
  • executive producer
    Jacques Turgeon

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  • Wolfbreath

    This will be sent to the City Council along with other presentations on the necessity of creating Heritage Districts protected by law.

    Wolfbreath, 27 May 2012