Paper Accordeon

Paper Accordeon

| 7 min

Papier Accordéon unfolds over a period of 24 hours, as two young women spend time together from a distance. One in Montreal, one in Toronto, they share their experiences through correspondence. Shot in 8mm, the film cleverly uses language and subtitles to capture the experience of relocation and getting lost in translation, emphasizing the feeling of urban desolation.

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Paper Accordeon, Grace An, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • writer
    Grace An
  • director
    Grace An
  • co-writer
    Thy Anne Chu Quang
  • producer
    David Oppenheim
  • executive producer
    Anita Lee
  • associate producer
    Kate Vollum
  • director of photography
    Yen Chao Lin
  • sound recordist
    Amanda Ann-Min Wong
  • additional cinematography
    Grace An
  • music
    Amanda Ann-Min Wong
  • sound design
    Amanda Ann-Min Wong
  • featuring
    Grace An
    Thy Anne Chu Quang
  • story consultant
    Kerri Sakamoto
  • animation
    Grace An
  • production coordinator
    Katie Murray
    Frances Nyarko-Mensah
  • manager, studio operations
    Mark Wilson
  • production supervisor
    Marcus Matyas
  • technical coordinator
    Kevin Riley
  • studio administrator
    Patricia Bourgeois
    Andrew Martin-Smith
  • program mentor
    Sisa Bueno
    Roslyn Kalloo
    Lauren Hutchinson
    Kerri Sakamoto
    Sarah Rothberg
    Ziv Schneider
    Pat Shiu
  • program production assistant
    Rand Jitan
  • film processing and scanning
    Niagara Custom Lab
  • film scans
    Frame Discreet
  • post sound
    Sim Toronto
  • post picture
    Sim Toronto
  • online editor
    Darren Hinchy
  • colourist
    Arlene Moelker
  • finishing producer
    Mateusz Sklarzyk
  • re-recording mixer
    Graham Rogers
  • assistant re-recording mixer
    Will Stephens
  • project coordinator
    Louise Finn
  • head of operations
    Alex Aslund
  • general manager
    Peter Gibson
  • publicist
    Jennifer Mair
  • marketing manager
    Gabrielle Harvey
    Laurianne Desormiers
  • social media strategist
    Hannah Martin
  • legal counsel
    Peter Kallianiotis
  • title design
    Yazmin Monet