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Magical Caresses | Masturbation: A Short Story of a Great Taboo

Magical Caresses | Masturbation: A Short Story of a Great Taboo

This film discusses topics of sex and masturbation; viewer discretion is advised.

History as it was never taught in school. This animated short looks back at the surprising story of our relationship with masturbation—and its repression—from prehistory to today.

From the Magical Caresses animated documentary series, in which Lori Malépart-Traversy takes a playful and uninhibited look at solo sexuality.

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

  • director
    Lori Malépart-Traversy
  • writing
    Lori Malépart-Traversy
  • inspiration
    Sara Hébert
    Sarah Gagnon-Piché
  • producer
    Julie Roy
    Christine Noël
  • line producer
    Anne-Marie Bousquet
    Mylène Augustin
  • animation
    Keyu Chen
    Lori Malépart-Traversy
  • compositing
    Keyu Chen
    Lori Malépart-Traversy
  • background design
    Lori Malépart-Traversy
    Céline Malépart
  • editing
    Mélanie O'Bomsawin
    Sarah Fortin
  • opening sequence
    Lori Malépart-Traversy
    Sara Hébert
  • translation
    Helge Dascher
    Karen Houle
  • research
    Xavier Robillard-Martel
  • consultants
    Torill Kove
    Claude Cloutier
    Annie St-Pierre
    Nicola Lemay
  • voice
    Lori Malépart-Traversy
  • voice director
    Katherine Lauzon
  • sound concept
    Marie-Pierre Grenier
  • sound design
    Marie-Pierre Grenier
  • foley
    Sam Mongeau
  • music
    Frannie Holder
  • vocals
    Frannie Holder
  • music re-recording
    Benoit Bouchard
  • sound recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • online editor
    Denis Pilon
  • graphic design
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • technical director
    Éric Pouliot
    Pierre Plouffe
  • technical specialist - animation
    Yannick Grandmont
  • technical coordinator
    Mira Mailhot
    Jean-François Laprise
  • studio coordinator
    Laetitia Seguin
    Michèle Labelle
  • administrator
    Karine Desmeules
    Diane Régimbald
  • senior production coordinator
    Camila Blos
  • marketing
    Judith Lessard-Bérubé
    Geneviève Bérard
    Nathalie Guérard


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