The Twitch

The Twitch

                                The Twitch
| 13 min

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campus DVD

This short animation is a tale of intolerance about a kingdom in which tolerance is severely lacking. Each person espouses opinions that clearly run counter to the interests of others. The illustrations and dialogue are light and amusing, but the moral of the story is weighty: unless we tolerate individual differences—even the king's nervous twitch—peace may only come when all are behind bars.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

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The Twitch, Al Sens, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Al Sens
  • producer
    John Taylor
  • executive producer
    Robert Verrall
    Peter Jones
  • animation camera
    Svend-Erik Eriksen
    Pierre Prevost
  • editing
    Sandra Wilson
  • sound editing
    Ingrid Rosen
  • re-recording
    Bill Armstrong
  • animation
    Al Sens
    Wayne Morris
  • voice
    George Geertsen
    Pat Burns
  • music
    Paul Horn
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