The Tournament

The Tournament

| 6 min

A little deaf girl who plays against an arrogant boy in a chess tournament is unaffected by his scorn but responds warmly to the attentions of a young poet. Based on article 23 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, this film illustrates disabled children's right to enjoy a full and decent life. A film without words.

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The Tournament, Francine Desbiens, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Francine Desbiens
  • script
    Francine Desbiens
  • animation
    Francine Desbiens
  • producer
    Thérèse Descary
  • animation camera
    Raymond Dumas
  • editing
    Camille Laperrière
  • sound editing
    Francine Poirier
  • re-recording
    Shelley Craig
  • music
    Robert M. Lepage