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Alain Dubreuil, Alchemist

Alain Dubreuil, Alchemist

| 26 min

A veritable demolition artist, Alain saves what he can from the wrecking ball, salvaging disused and discarded items and magically infusing them with new life. The scrap yard is his treasure trove. Based only on his fertile imagination, eschewing any kind of preconceived plan, he creates wondrous objects and edifices. An old warehouse becomes his home. A mothballed shipyard serves as a gigantic movie set, further feeding his dreams... until his lease is up and the authorities insist the buildings must come down. But Alain is already off searching for another abandoned structure vast enough to accommodate his soaring vision.

  • participation
    Alain Dubreuil
  • research
    Manon Barbeau
    Régis Painchaud
  • script
    Manon Barbeau
  • director of photography
    Michel La Veaux
  • assistant director
    Françoise de La Cressonnière
    Louise Rochon
  • production manager
    Régis Painchaud
  • location sound
    Richard Lavoie
  • editing
    France Pilon
  • sound design
    Claude Beaugrand
  • camera assistant
    Serge Duchesne
  • dialogue editing
    Francine Poirier
  • narration - writer
    Marc Retailleau
    Manon Barbeau
    Pierre de Billy
  • narrator
    Marc Retailleau
  • music composer
    Lache Cercel
    Michael Dunn
  • music - interpretation
    Natalie Choquette
  • musician
    Lache Cercel
    Michael Dunn
    Sam Shoichet
    Don Ogilvie
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • narration recording
    Patrick Viegas
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • re-recording - assistance
    Shelley Craig
  • computer graphics
    Marco Dubé
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • titles
    NFB Postproduction Image Service
  • subtitles
    Kathleen Fleming
  • technical coordination
    Richard Cliche
  • distribution officer
    Élise Labbé
  • administrator
    Colette Brodeur
  • administrator - assistant
    Dany Delpy
    Josée Trudel
    Catherine Drolet
  • line producer
    Christiane Germain
  • director
    Manon Barbeau
  • producer
    Éric Michel


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