Being Different

Being Different

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This short film from the late 1950s looks at peer pressure among adolescents, using the example of a 13-year-old boy who collects butterflies. While the boy adores his passion, his friends laugh at him, making him question whether he should pursue his interest or conform to fit in with the crowd.

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Being Different, Julia Murphy, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • script
    Gudrun Parker
  • director
    Julia Murphy
  • photography
    John Spotton
  • editing
    Victor Jobin
  • sound recording
    Frank Orban
  • producer
    Nicholas Balla