Vistas - La division

Vistas - La division

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La division transforme les manœuvres politiques et les conflits qui ont cours dans le bac à sable d’un terrain de jeux en une allégorie des frictions qui surviennent entre les pays. Quant aux frontières, elles semblent faire plus de mal que de bien.

Vistas est une série de 13 courts métrages sur le thème de la Nation produits par l'Office national du film du Canada, en collaboration avec la chaîne APTN.

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Vistas - La division, Tracey Deer, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • direction
    Tracey Deer
  • None
    Tracey Deer
    Cynthia Knight
    Laurie Jackson
    Angie Pepper Obomsawin
    Steve Hallé
    Scott Collins
  • cast
    Zack Martin
    William Monette
    Karon:iase Bruin Montour
  • extra
    Chase Brascoup
    Dean Brascoup
  • camera
    Paul Taylor
  • editing
    Carl Freed
  • music
    Alain Auger
  • location sound
    Toby Richardson
  • boom operator
    Tod Van Dyk
  • 3D consultant
    Bill White
    Gary Isaacs
  • script
    Jonathan Ng
    Marie Beaulieu
  • 1st assistant director
    Geoffrey Uloth
  • 2nd assistant director
    Jason Lee
  • head grip
    Claude Fortin
  • stage hand
    Carlo Secchiaroli
    Alain Croix
  • 1st assistant camera
    Nicolas Marion
  • wardrobe manager
    Suzana Fischer
  • artistic director
    Donna Noonan
  • assistant art director
    Bradley Jonasson
  • prop supervisor
    Christopher Johnstone
  • digital management technician
    Lawrence Lafetière
  • production assistant
    Stephanie Scott
  • minor coordinator
    Susannah Heath-Eves
    Meghan Maike
    Stephanie Scott
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • sound editing
    Don Ayer
  • sound mixer
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • sound effects creation
    Karla Baumgardner
  • sound researcher
    Meghan Maike
  • post-sync effects recording
    Luc Léger
  • production coordinator
    Camila Blos
    Heather Gibb
    Christine Williams
  • administration
    Stephanie Brown
    Cyndi Forcand
  • marketing officer
    Leslie Stafford
  • digital editing supervisor
    Danielle Raymond
  • digital editing technician
    Isabelle Painchaud
  • 3D team
    Marylin Drolet
    Munro Ferguson
    Susan Gourley
    Paul Kroitor
    Maral Mohammadian
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Kat Baulu
    Joe MacDonald
    Vanessa Loewen
  • associate producer
    Dara Moats
  • executive producer
    Derek Mazur
    Peter Strutt
  • jansapp007

    I am showing films such as these to my writing class who are then assigned a challenge task: Write a minimum of 5 sentences (using simple, compound, complex/compound sentences) in your written response to the film. After the film is shown, we discuss the themes and ideas, then we freewrite for 10 minutes. Students develop their organized para. at home and turn in for an assignment. On this past Friday, I had no absences and no tardies! Video Power!

    jansapp007, 27 Feb 2011
  • uwasawaya

    This short film had a surprising degree of 'shock' in the ending; it makes such a strong point because it was just so completely illogical. The response of the second lad coming to the aid of the first, both brunettes, when the very blond bully sort was predictable. What took me by complete surprise was that the 'defender/protector' then turned on the first child in exactly the same manner that the first bully had done. Very smart production. It is all just so sad, such a waste of life and potential, and causes so much pain when people draw those lines in the sand. We all got here the same way, we all leave the same way and while we are here, we all need and basically want the same things. National borders are simply artificial boundaries put in place by 'someone' who wants/ed to protect their turf...when it was never theirs to protect in the first place. It would be so simple if everyone born on this planet could view it and themselves as just part of the whole and not as being the most important part of some fragment of the human family. We are all native Earthlings and viewing each other with suspicion and/or fear based on variety in appearance or language is just so shallow. As humans, we seem to treasure variety in everything except each other. Wow; this short production still has me a little boggled.

    uwasawaya, 3 Feb 2011

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