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The Turtle Syndrome

2021 4 min
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What could the illness afflicting Henri Castagnette be? Filled with anxiety, the young man puts his fate in the hands of the off-puttingly exuberant Dr. Von Strudel. In The Turtle Syndrome, Samuel Cantin, author of the popular “motormouth” graphic novels Phobie des moments seuls and Whitehorse, recounts the story of an endearing anti-hero’s frenzied and hilarious medical appointment. Produced by the NFB, The Turtle Syndrome is part of the Comic Strip Chronicles collection.

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The Turtle Syndrome
  • Comic Strip Chronicles
    Comic Strip Chronicles
    2021 2 editions
    Discover the creativity and wit of cartoonists-turned-filmmakers in our Comic Strip Chronicles, a collection of shorts that celebrates the strong affinity between two art forms: the comic strip and the animated film.

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What could the illness afflicting Henri Castagnette be? Filled with anxiety, the young man puts his fate in the hands of the off-puttingly exuberant Dr. Von Strudel. In The Turtle Syndrome, Samuel Cantin, author of the popular “motormouth” graphic novels Phobie des moments seuls and Whitehorse, recounts the story of an endearing anti-hero’s frenzied and hilarious medical appointment. Produced by the NFB, The Turtle Syndrome is part of the Comic Strip Chronicles collection.
  • director
    Samuel Cantin
  • script
    Samuel Cantin
  • based on the book
    Samuel Cantin
  • animation
    Agathe Bray-Bourret
  • editing
    Agathe Bray-Bourret
  • consultant
    Claude Cloutier
  • sound design
    Stéphanie Hamelin Tomala
  • musical composition
    Stéphanie Hamelin Tomala
  • voice
    Marcel Jeanin
    Terrence Scammell
    Wyatt Bowen
    Benoît Brière
  • adaptation
    Mark Camacho
  • voice director
    Mark Camacho
  • English version
    La belle équipe
  • foley
    Sam Mongeau
  • voice recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • musician
    Luc Boivin
    Stéphanie Hamelin Tomala
    Alexandre Lefaivre
    Christian Turcotte
  • re-recording
    Isabelle Lussier
  • direction - opening sequence
    Pascal Blanchet
    Rodolphe Saint-Gelais
  • music - opening sequence
    Pierre-Yves Drapeau
  • technical director
    Éric Pouliot
  • technical specialist - animation
    Yannick Grandmont
  • technical coordination
    Mira Mailhot
  • online editor
    Denis Pilon
  • titles
    Jacques Bertrand Simard
  • studio coordinator
    Laetitia Seguin
  • administrator
    Karine Desmeules
  • senior production coordinator
    Camila Blos
  • marketing
    Geneviève Bérard
  • line producer
    Anne-Marie Bousquet
    Mylène Augustin
  • producer
    Marc Bertrand
  • executive producer
    Julie Roy

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