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This short animation is a visual fantasy, a gripping tale that is "larger-than-life" in its themes: life, death and rebirth; creation and destruction; permanence and impermanence, spontaneity and control. Bold swoops of liquid colour surge with variations on Mozart's Requiem to a startling denouement. Alchemists will provoke reflection on creativity, relationships and the environment. Without words.

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Alchemists, Heidi Blomkvist, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Heidi Blomkvist
  • script
    Heidi Blomkvist
  • animation
    Heidi Blomkvist
  • producer
    David Verrall
  • executive producer
    Douglas MacDonald
    Barrie McLean
  • animation camera
    Jacques Avoine
    Lynda Pelley
    Pierre Landry
  • music
    Normand Roger
    Denis L. Chartrand

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