Mamie

Mamie

| 6 min

Mamie lives in Gaspésie in a house that faces away from the sea. Her granddaughter wonders: “Why isn’t Mamie interested in me or her other grandchildren? Why won’t she give me any affection or her beautiful blanket? What happened that made Mamie so indifferent?” Just like her home, Mamie shuts herself off and won’t let anyone into heart. If it’s true that we are the summary of our experiences and those we allow into our lives, what remains if we don’t let anyone in? In this wonderful animation of hand-painted watercolours, the filmmaker reaches back into her own childhood memories to share a personal and touching story about the break in “passing things on” between her and her grandmother. Mamie was directed by Janice Nadeau and co-produced by the NFB and Folimage.

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Credits
  • script
    Janice Nadeau
  • direction
    Janice Nadeau
  • narration
    Isabelle Blais
  • background voice
    Johanne Garneau
    Sam-Éloi Girard
    Marine Guérin
    Adèle L'Heureux-Hubert
    Mael Perez Marleau
  • translation
    Julie Burroughs
  • voice direction
    Julie Burroughs
  • original music
    Benoît Charest
  • musician
    Benoît Charest
    Benoît Groulx
    Sylvain Murray
  • sound design
    Olivier Calvert
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • watercolours
    Janice Nadeau
  • layout
    Sylvie Léonard
  • animator
    Marc Robinet
    Sylvie Léonard
  • assistant animator
    Christel Guibert
    Cristelle Dupuy
    Hélène Friren
  • line test
    Yoann Thomain
    Laëtitia Dupont
  • colour tests
    Maryse Tuzi
  • colour scanning
    Yasmina Bouachrine
    Crapette Lietar
    Frédérique Lecront
    Mylène Seignobos
  • technical director
    Pierre Plouffe
  • editor
    Hervé Guichard
  • compositing
    Benoît Razy
  • online editor
    Serge Verreault
  • titles
    Mélanie Bouchard
  • technical coordinator
    Patrick Tallaron
    Daniel Lord
  • project manager
    Solenne Blanc
  • production coordinator
    Michèle Labelle
  • administrator
    Diane Régimbald
  • administrative team
    Diane Ayotte
    Karine Desmeules
  • distribution - marketing
    Dominique Templier
    Jeremy Mourlam
    Geneviève Bérard
  • studio director
    Emmanuel Bernard
    Michel Nicolas
  • executive producer
    Julie Roy
  • producer
    Corinne Destombes
    Marc Bertrand