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| 3 min

Propelled by a jarring, lyrical aesthetic, Aphasia pulls viewers into a disconcerting sensory experience. This striking and unsettling debut professional animated short by Marielle Dalpé is a deeply moving foray into the heart of aphasia—a devastating neurocognitive condition that progressively destroys the ability to speak and understand words, afflicting many people with Alzheimer’s disease.

  • writer
    Marielle Dalpé
  • director
    Marielle Dalpé
  • art director
    Marielle Dalpé
  • producer
    Marc Bertrand
  • sound design
    Luigi Allemano
  • voice
    Clare Coulter
  • editing
    Natacha Dufaux
  • consultant to the director
    Karl Lemieux
  • voice recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • sound exploration
    Benjamin Proulx-Mathers
  • translation
    Helge Dascher
    Karen Houle
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
  • technical coordinator
    Mira Mailhot
    Esther Viragh
  • technical director
    Éric Pouliot
  • technical specialist - animation
    Yannick Grandmont
  • studio coordinator
    Rose Mercier-Marcotte
    Laetitia Seguin
  • administrator
    Karine Desmeules
  • senior production coordinator
    Josiane Bernardin
    Camila Blos
  • legal counsel
    Peter Kallianiotis
  • marketing
    Geneviève Bérard
  • line producer
    Mélanie Boudreau Blanchard
    Anne-Marie Bousquet
  • executive producer
    Christine Noël


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