Why Me

Why Me


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This short animation illustrates the reactions of one individual whose doctor has just told him he will soon die. In a terse and sometimes humorous dialogue with his doctor, Nesbitt Spoon runs the gamut of emotions commonly experienced by people trying to deal with this devastating yet universal situation.

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Why Me, Janet Perlman & Derek Lamb, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Janet Perlman
    Derek Lamb
  • voice
    Marshall Efron
    Richard Gilbert
  • sound editor
    Jackie Newell
  • post-sync effects
    Ken Page
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • animation camera
    Raymond Dumas
  • research
    Les Drew
  • studio administrator
    Diane Bergeron
  • producer
    Derek Lamb
    Janet Perlman

  • lonecat

    I always thoughts films from this time had a certain quality. This one illustrates in a comic fashion the 5 stages in accepting the fate of death we all face sooner or later.

    lonecat, 19 Nov 2014

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