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Ludovic - Visiting Grandpa

Ludovic - Visiting Grandpa

| 11 min

It's summer and Ludovic is invited to his grandfather's farm. The little teddy bear finds Grandpa very saddened by the death of Grandma, and Ludovic is fascinated by a room filled with mementos. Grandma's portrait comes to life, and Ludovic is able to kiss and hug her. This poignant tale evokes the closeness and understanding between a grandfather and his little grandson who gradually learn to accept the death of a loved one.


Credits
  • direction
    Co Hoedeman
  • animation
    Co Hoedeman
  • camera
    Co Hoedeman
  • script
    Co Hoedeman
    Marie-Francine Hébert
  • set design
    Denis Rondeau
  • set assistant
    Marie-Claude Rousseau
  • puppets
    Lilian Kruip
  • original music
    Daniel Lavoie
  • recording
    Michael Delaney
  • picture editing
    José Heppell
  • sound editing
    France Dubé
  • original text
    Marie-Francine Hébert
  • English adaptation
    Clare Johnstone
  • voice
    Sonja Ball
  • voice direction
    Marc Bertrand
  • foley
    Stéphane Cadotte
    Richard Charbonneau
  • sound recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Patrick Viegas
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • titles
    Louise Overy
  • technical coordination
    Andrée Delagrave
  • administration
    Maryse Chapdelaine
  • administrative unit
    Diane Régimbald
    Diane Martindale
    Diane Champagne
  • marketing officer
    Julie Roy
  • assistant to the producer
    Francine Langdeau
  • producer
    Jean-Jacques Leduc

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Education

Ages 6 to 8

Study Guide - Guide 1

Ethics and Religious Culture - Ethical Values
Family Studies/Home Economics - Aging/Death and Dying

This film deals sensitively with the subjects of death, aging, bereavement and the cycle of life. It provides a way to talk with very young children about the loss of a loved one and the importance of remembering. Young children can express themselves through speech as well as writing and drawing. The special relationship between the grandpa and grandson allows us to question how values are transmitted from one generation to another.

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