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| 11 min

In this animated short, director Peter Foldès depicts one man’s descent into greed and gluttony. Rapidly dissolving and ever-evolving images create a contrast between abundance and want. One of the first films to use computer animation, this satire serves as a cautionary tale against self-indulgence in a world still plagued by hunger and poverty.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

  • director
    Peter Foldès
  • drawings
    Peter Foldès
  • computer animation
    Nestor Burtnyk
    Marceli Wein
  • music
    Pierre F. Brault
  • optical camera
    Richard Michaud
    Alan Ward
  • re-recording
    Michel Descombes
  • editing
    Pierre Lemelin
  • producer
    René Jodoin


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Ages 15 to 17

Arts Education - Visual Arts
Civics/Citizenship - Human Rights
Ethics and Religious Culture - Religious Diversity/Heritage
Family Studies/Home Economics - Consumer Awareness
Media Education - Film Animation

Peter Foldes' satirical film was one of the first done with computer animation. It tells the story of a wealthy executive who allows his greed and gluttony to take over his life. Because of the graphic images used, this film is not suitable for children.

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