Au parc Lafontaine

Au parc Lafontaine

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This short documentary profiles the idyllic landscapes of Parc Lafontaine. Set to an original song, the film follows a mother who brings her son to the park, where he plays, swings, and watches the ducks and gondolas glide on the pond. As an adult, he wanders through the park with his sweetheart. The song closes sadly, for his sweetheart leaves him. The passing gondola seems to bear his love away forever, but the final scenes suggest a happy ending.

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Au parc Lafontaine, Pierre Petel, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Pierre Petel
  • script
    Pierre Petel
  • editing
    Pierre Petel
  • producer
    Jacques Brunet
  • camera
    E.M. Alexander
  • sound
    Peter Jones
    Clarke Daprato
    T. White
    Joseph Champagne
  • music
    Le Trio lyrique
    Pierre Petel
    Patricia K. Page
    Allan McIver

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