Through My Thick Glasses

Through My Thick Glasses

                                Through My Thick Glasses
| 12 min

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In Pjotr Sapegin's animated short, an old man tells his granddaughter of his experiences during the Second World War in an effort to distract her while putting on her winter hat. The tall tale is filled with strange characters, surprising plot twists and a world far beyond the little girl's comprehension. Using clay animation, the director takes a true story and gives it a tongue-in-cheek treatment. The film is dedicated to his mother.

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Through My Thick Glasses, Pjotr Sapegin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Pjotr Sapegin
  • producer
    David Reiss-Andersen
    Marcel Jean
  • screenplay
    Pjotr Sapegin
    David Reiss-Andersen
  • music
    Normand Roger
  • sound design
    Normand Roger
  • music - collaboration
    Denis Chartrand
  • sound design - collaboration
    Denis Chartrand
  • voice
    Odd Borretzen
    Sossen Krohg
  • photographer
    Janne Hansen
  • animation
    Pjotr Sapegin
    Chantal Masson
    Kaja Wright Polmar
    Marte Stensen
  • scenographer
    Marianne Bundgaard Nielsen
  • editor
    Simen Gengenbach
  • translation
    Mikkel B. Tin
  • line producer
    Francine Langdeau
  • post-production coordinator
    Kaare Stang
  • sound editing
    Pierre Yves Drapeau
  • sound
    Hakon Lammetun
  • mix
    Jean Paul Vialard
    Serge Boivin
  • technical coordination
    Andrée Delagrave
  • production assistant
    Elin Grimstad
  • studio
    Pravda - Oslo
  • lab
    Filmteknikk Norge
  • negative cutter
    Tor Ole Aagedal
  • grader
    Bente Helle
  • financial supervisor
    Paal Romnes
  • music rights
    Normand Roger

  • jaydubya

    "And now, you must go out, and play." Beautiful. Reminds me of what I dream my Opa was like with me as a child.

    jaydubya, 28 May 2011
  • coquinadaily

    Excellent in every regard.

    coquinadaily, 30 May 2010

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