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Flawed is nothing less than a beautiful gift from Andrea Dorfman's vivid imagination, a charming little film about very big ideas. Dorfman has the uncanny ability to transform the intensely personal into the wisely universal. She deftly traces her encounter with a potential romantic partner, questioning her attraction and the uneasy possibility of love. But, ultimately, Flawed is less about whether girl can get along with boy than whether girl can accept herself, imperfections and all.

This film is both an exquisite tribute to the art of animation and a loving homage to storyboarding, a time-honoured way of rendering scenes while pointing the way to the dramatic arc of the tale.

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Flawed, Andrea Dorfman, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Andrea Dorfman
  • director
    Andrea Dorfman
  • animator
    Andrea Dorfman
  • producer
    Annette Clarke
  • narration
    Andrea Dorfman
  • music theme
    Isabelle Dorval
  • music theme - writer
    Julia Kent
  • sound design
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • additional music
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • foley
    The Perlgrubs
  • digital image supervision
    Susan Gourley
  • digital image consultant
    Chris Darlington
    Sam Decoste
    Charles Jannasch
  • online editor
    Françoise Laprise
  • sound mixer
    Serge Boivin
  • translation
    Lyly Fortin
  • technical coordinator
    Steve Hallé
  • production supervisor
    Candice Desormeaux
  • production coordination
    Vanessa Larsen
    Stephanie Coolen
  • marketing manager
    Amy Stewart Gallant
  • centre administrator
    John William Lutz
  • executive producer
    Kent Martin

  • DavidSamuelVardy

    I propose that Canada create its own version of the Academy Awards, and that we give the first one to Andrea Dorfman for "Flawed".

    DavidSamuelVardy, 30 Mar 2013
  • Hemali

    So beautiful!

    Hemali, 29 Mar 2013

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