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Title: Cuckoo, Mr. Edgar!
Director: Trudeau, Pierre M.
Year: 1999
Length: 13 min 09 s

This charming and amusing animated short for young children offers a timely lesson about the joys of fatherly love. Mr. Edgar's life runs like clockwork - which is not surprising since he's a cuckoo in a cuckoo clock. Not only is he very punctual, he is also compulsively neat and tidy. But one stormy evening, his little world is turned upside down. A branch hit by lightning falls to the ground, dislodging a nest, and three eggs plop uninvited into Mr. Edgar's living room. In no time at all, they hatch into a trio of rambunctious baby birds. It's a crash course in fatherhood for our confirmed bachelor. The hungry little birds take up all his time and attention... but eventually worm their way into his affections.

Director
Pierre M. Trudeau

Animation
Pierre M. Trudeau

Producer
Thérèse Descary

Associate producer
Marc Bertrand

Script
Pierre M. Trudeau

Script
Pierre-Michel Tremblay

Script
Denys Saint-Denis

Sound
Claude Langlois

Editing
José Heppell

Sound recording
Geoffrey Mitchell

Sound recording
Patrick Viegas

Re-recording
Serge Boivin

Re-recording
Jean Paul Vialard

Voice
A.J. Henderson

Music
Louis Gagné

Technique(s) used

Computer

3-D Animation