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Les fleurs de macadam

Les fleurs de macadam

| 3 min

In this film, Jean-Pierre Ferland sings Les Fleurs de macadam, about the industrial workers of Montréal who are tied to the grind and grime of the city.

  • director
    Laurent Coderre
  • animation
    Laurent Coderre
  • producer
    René Jodoin
  • camera
    Claude Lapierre
  • music
    Jean-Pierre Ferland


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Ages 13 to 16

Arts Education - Visual Arts

The teacher plays five songs that he or she has selected among the most popular works of Quebec’s five great chansonniers: Leclerc, Vigneault, Léveillée, Ferland, Charlebois. Each student chooses one of the songs in secret and illustrates it in a style imitating that of the animated film. The teacher numbers the drawings, puts them up around the class, and has the students associate each drawing with one of the five songs, by secret ballot. The drawing that is “decoded” most often is awarded the top score.

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