To Be

Blending fantasy and reality, this animated short is a bold inquiry into an as yet unresolved problem - the nature of human identity. When a scientist creates a machine that can make copies of physical objects, including humans, a number of ethical questions arise. Is the technique moral? What of its safety? A film by Oscar-winning filmmaker John Weldon (who also wrote the catchy banjo tune that punctuates the story's changing moods).

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  • NFB_Moderator

    “This film is quite lovely” — NFB_Moderator, 5 Jun 2014

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Film Credits

director
John Weldon
script
John Weldon
animation
John Weldon
music
John Weldon
producer
David Verrall
animation camera
Jacques Avoine
Robin L.P. Bain
Pierre Landry
sound editing
Jackie Newell
voice
Kim Handysides
Howard Ryshpan
re-recording
Jean-Pierre Joutel
Shelley Craig

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