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Le mystère Macpherson

Le mystère Macpherson

| 1 h 17 min

Dans ce long métrage documentaire, le cinéaste Serge Giguère filme avec tendresse le processus de création exceptionnel du film d'animation MacPherson de Martine Chartrand. Le mystère Macpherson, c’est d’abord une histoire d’amitié improbable entre le grand Félix Leclerc et l’intrigant Frank Randolph Macpherson, ingénieur-chimiste jamaïcain arrivé au Québec en 1917, qui inspira la chanson « MacPherson » au poète.

  • research
    Serge Giguère
  • script
    Serge Giguère
  • direction
    Serge Giguère
  • editing
    Annie Jean
  • producer
    Nicole Hubert
    Sylvie Van Brabant
    Colette Loumède
  • picture
    Serge Giguère
  • sound
    Serge Giguère
  • sound design
    Claude Beaugrand
  • original music
    Bertrand Chénier
  • collaboration with scriptwriting
    Francine Tougas
  • additional camera
    Katerine Giguère
  • supplementary sound
    Catherine Van Der Donckt
  • film research
    Odette Désormeaux
  • rights acquisition
    Odette Désormeaux
  • sound editing
    Claude Beaugrand
  • dialog editing
    Francine Poirier
  • musician
    Bertrand Chénier
    Julie Trudeau
    Nitai Nitidem
  • sound effects creation
    Lise Wedlock
  • post-sync effects recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • None
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
    Catherine Benoît
    Théo Van Brabant
    Monique Rousselet
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • digital imaging
    Mélanie Bouchard
    Kara Blake
  • sound mixer
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • translation
    Nahanie Grenier
    Erica Pomerance
  • subtitling
    Nahanie Grenier
    Erica Pomerance
  • legal counsel
    Remy Khouzam
  • music clearances
    Simon Henri
  • marketing officer
    François Jacques
  • administrator
    Sia Koukoulas
    Johanne Dubuc
  • production coordinator
    Hélène Regimbal
  • administrative assistant
    Lise Lévesque
    Larissa Christoforo
  • technical coordinator
    Richard Cliche
  • delegate producer
    Maryse Chapdelaine
    Mélanie Lasnier
  • executive producer in development
    Yves Bisaillon
  • executive producer
    Colette Loumède
  • coordinator
    Nathalie Perreault
    Amélie Lambert-Bouchard
  • secretary
    Nathalie Perreault
    Amélie Lambert-Bouchard
  • technical direction
    Vanessa Abadhir
  • head accountant
    Lorette Torelli
  • participation
    Michel Leclerc
    Arnold Fay
    Pierre Landry
    Eileen Jourdain
    Jean-Marie Leclerc
    Louey Parent
    Georgie Ravary
    Alanis Obomsawin



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Ages 13 to 18

Arts Education - Music
Diversity - Black Studies
History and Citizenship Education - Culture and Currents of Thought (1500-present)
History and Citizenship Education - Quebec Society Since 1980
Media Education - Film Animation

Ideal for essays and debates on African-Canadian history and cultural history. Why is the story of Frank Macpherson compelling for animator Martine Chartrand? Compare her animated film with the song by Félix Leclerc and the history recounted in this film. How do the different versions tell different stories? Discuss the role of the artist in telling stories of our past. Why is it important for Chartrand to create her film? What value does it have for Canadians?

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