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An Old Box

An Old Box

| 9 min

While the townspeople in the village square raucously celebrate Christmas, a homeless man rescues a discarded box from the garbage. The box turns out to be magical, and it takes him on a spiritual journey far more fantastic than any of the villagers are likely to experience.

  • director
    Paul Driessen
  • producer
    Gaston Sarault
  • camera
    Alan Ward
    Raymond Dumas
  • sound
    Normand Roger
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • recording
    Roger Lamoureux
    Richard Besse


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Ages 13 to 18

Study Guide - Guide 1

English Language Arts - Children's Stories/Fables
Languages - English as a Second Language
Media Education - Film Animation

While watching the film, create a narration in either French or English. Share these with your peers and identify comparisons and contrasts between the different scripts. Discuss how colour and music are used in the cartoon (e.g., to convey theme, message, space). What are the messages of the cartoon?

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