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Variations on Ah! vous dirai-je, maman

1985 13 min
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In this short animation a single room is the setting for a lyrical dance through time about family roots. The objects in the room swirl, rearrange and change themselves to reflect the passing seasons, years and generations. As Victorian Christmas fantasies give way to computer-age realities, the procession of objects reaffirms the values that endure the vagaries of fashion and the ravages of time.

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Variations on Ah! vous dirai-je, maman

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In this short animation a single room is the setting for a lyrical dance through time about family roots. The objects in the room swirl, rearrange and change themselves to reflect the passing seasons, years and generations. As Victorian Christmas fantasies give way to computer-age realities, the procession of objects reaffirms the values that endure the vagaries of fashion and the ravages of time.
  • director
    Francine Desbiens
  • animation
    Francine Desbiens
  • producer
    Yves Leduc
  • executive producer
    Robert Forget
  • script
    Marthe Blackburn
  • photography
    André-Luc Dupont
  • animation camera
    Jacques Avoine
  • sound
    Pierre F. Brault
  • music
    Pierre F. Brault
  • editing
    Pierre Bernier
  • sound editing
    Suzanne Allard

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