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| 13 min

Fait à partir d’un jeu de construction en bois, ce court métrage d’animation explore un monde imaginaire appartenant aux enfants. Une fille et un garçon s’amusent dans une ville de cubes, de cylindres et de cônes, qu’ils ont eux-mêmes bâtie. Surgit un dragon qui bouscule leurs blocs et dérange tout. Que faire et comment écarter l'intrus? Utilisant différentes astuces, ils réussiront à faire de leur ennemi leur meilleur partenaire. Film sans paroles.

  • director
    Co Hoedeman
  • script
    Co Hoedeman
  • producer
    Pierre Moretti
  • sound
    Roger Lamoureux
  • editing
    Yves Leduc
  • animation
    Jana B. Subert
  • music
    Normand Roger


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Ages 8 to 11

Arts Education - Visual Arts
English Language Arts - Children's Stories/Fables
Health/Personal Development - Problem Solving/Conflict Resolution

This colourful, somewhat abstract animated film can get children’s imaginations working; for example, the teacher can ask them to interpret the film in writing, or through some artistic activity. Exploring the theme of fear can be especially worthwhile. The monster/dragon that’s so scary, that we try to get away from, can, if confronted or viewed in another way, become an engine, a source of motivation. The teacher can thus draw a parallel and lead children to reconsider their fears, while helping them realize they have the power to act.

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