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| 12 min

This short film for kids offers a lesson in proportions in which simple actions achieve surprising results. A man wants a door in a wall. He draws a rectangle and, presto! There is an opening. In the same way, he conjures up furniture. If too high or too low, the raising or lowering of a finger puts everything right.


Credits
  • director
    Bernard Longpré
  • editing
    Bernard Longpré
  • producer
    Jacques Bobet
  • photography
    Jean Roy
  • sound
    Karl Duplessis
  • music
    Claude Léveillée
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
    Roger Lamoureux
  • cast
    Paul Buissonneau
    Louise Latraverse

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Education

Ages 8 to 12

Arts Education - Drama
Arts Education - Music
Mathematics - Geometry
Media Education - Film and Video Production

How is music used as a character in this film? Take everyday objects from your classroom and measure them using other items like your shoe or glove. Create a map of your class on paper using accurate scale.  Create your own stop-motion film using a similar premise to this film (animated or live acted). Write a script to narrate this film.

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