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Nommé aux Oscars®, catégorie Meilleur court métrage d'animation, 2011


2011 9 min
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Brisez la monotonie des dimanches gris

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Ce court métrage d'animation, raconte l'histoire d'un jeune garçon qui, pour chasser son ennui du dimanche, place des pièces de monnaie sous le passage du train. Son expérience prendra toutefois une étonnante tournure. Adoptant le point de vue de l’enfant, Dimanche de Patrick Doyon est un dessin animé aux traits naïfs, un clin d’œil amusant sur la façon de briser la monotonie de ces dimanches gris.
  • script
    Patrick Doyon
  • animation
    Patrick Doyon
  • direction
    Patrick Doyon
  • editing
    Jelena Popovic
  • digital imaging
    Olivier Domenchini
    Olivier Lavenant
  • music
    Luigi Allemano
  • sound design
    Luigi Allemano
  • musician
    Luigi Allemano
    Mariane Croteau
    Olga Gross
    Alexander Sasha Johnson
    Dave Laing
    François Pilon
    John Sadowy
  • sound effects creation
    Karla Baumgardner
  • None
    Rod Thibeault
    Natalie Hamel-Roy
  • background voice
    Chantal Baril
    Natalie Hamel-Roy
    Jacques Lavallée
    François Sasseville
    Nicolas Scott
  • recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Luc Léger
  • sound mixer
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • digital imaging specialist
    Susan Gourley
    Pierre Plouffe
    Randall Finnerty
  • online editing
    Yannick Carrier
  • special advisor
    Jean-Philippe Fauteux
  • marketing officer
    Christine Noël
  • administrator
    Diane Régimbald
  • administrative team
    Diane Ayotte
    Karine Desmeules
    Michèle Labelle
  • technical coordinator
    Julie Laperrière
  • delegate producer
    Francine Langdeau
  • executive producer
    René Chénier
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Marc Bertrand
    Michael Fukushima

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Ages 8 to 11
As a preparatory activity, spark a discussion with the following questions: why do we occasionally feel bored and weary? Why do we sometimes feel alone, even when someone else is there? Are there ways of passing the time without entertainment technologies? Then, ask the students to share their impressions of the film: what is part of the boy’s “reality,” and what is part of his imagination? What does he do to stave off boredom? What roles are played by adults and animals?
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