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Under the guise of a pretty fairy tale, this animated short makes a strong political statement. Animated paper cut-outs enact a drama in which a dictator imposes his delusions on his unfortunate subjects. The humour is black and, despite the absence of dialogue, the message is crystal clear.

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  • director
    Bretislav Pojar
    Francine Desbiens
  • producer
    Robert Forget
  • sound
    Roger Lamoureux
    Louis Hone
  • voice
    Les Mimes électriques
    Patrice Arbour
    Bernard Carez
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn

  • jmatlin

    Thank you, Lemon, for pointing that out. It's been corrected.

    jmatlin, 23 May 2013
  • Lemon

    An excellent film. However, I do wish that the NFB would use Canadian spelling in its descriptions.

    Lemon, 22 May 2013