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Title: The Tournament/Le Tournoi
Director: Desbiens, Francine
Year: 1995
Length: 06 min 31 s

A little deaf girl who plays against an arrogant boy in a chess tournament is unaffected by his scorn but responds warmly to the attentions of a young poet. Based on article 23 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, this film illustrates disabled children's right to enjoy a full and decent life. A film without words.

Director
Francine Desbiens

Script
Francine Desbiens

Animation
Francine Desbiens

Producer
Thérèse Descary

Animation camera
Raymond Dumas

Editing
Camille Laperrière

Sound editing
Francine Poirier

Re-recording
Shelley Craig

Music
Robert M. Lepage

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Animated drawings