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Title: An Artist/Une artiste
Director: Cournoyer, Michèle
Year: 1994
Length: 05 min 15 s

A girl is so carried away by her love of music that she forgets about her household chores. Her father tells her to finish the dishes. Instead of washing them, she turns them into musical instruments, and he finally recognizes her talent. Based on article 29 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, this film illustrates children's right to develop their talents and abilities to their fullest potential. A film without words.

Director
Michèle Cournoyer

Script
Michèle Cournoyer

Animation
Michèle Cournoyer

Producer
Thérèse Descary

Camera
François Beauchemin

Camera
Séraphin Bouchard

Editing
Werner Nold

Editing
France Pilon

Re-recording
Jean-Pierre Joutel

Re-recording
Serge Boivin

Music
Ginette Bellavance

Music
Daniel Toussaint

Cast
Paule Brouillard

Cast
André Brouillard

Cast
Vincent Brouillard

Technique(s) used

Rotoscopy