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The Day Is Listening

The Day Is Listening

This short animation is set to the words of poet Hélène Dorion. In the film, a man and a woman's love for each other rivals only their affection for the written word. Literature accompanies the murmur of their lives and the harmony of their feelings. Filmmaker Félix Dufour-Laperrière’s imagery parallels Dorion’s words to articulate the familiar cycles of longing, loss, and desire.

  • director
    Félix Dufour-Laperrière
  • original idea
    Bernard Émond
  • poetry
    Hélène Dorion
  • translation
    Hugh Hazelton
  • editing
    Mathieu Bouchard-Malo
  • animator
    Jens Hahn
  • assistant animator
    Alexis Aubin-Laperrière
    Linda Manouan
  • music
    Gabriel Dufour-Laperrière
  • sound design
    Gabriel Dufour-Laperrière
  • sound editing consultant
    Chris Leon
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • voice
    Tania Kontoyanni
    Jessica B. Hill
    Guy Thauvette
    Martin Sims
    Francesca Barcenas
  • voice director
    Kathleen Fee
  • recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • digital imaging specialist
    Pierre Plouffe
  • online editing
    Denis Gathelier
  • marketing manager
    Jenny Thibault
  • marketing manager - assistance
    Karine Sévigny
  • administrator
    Diane Régimbald
  • administrative team
    Diane Ayotte
    Karine Desmeules
    Michèle Labelle
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Lord
  • line producer
    Francine Langdeau
    Jocelyne Perrier
  • executive producer
    René Chénier
  • producer
    Julie Roy



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