Islet (2003) Theatrical Cartoon

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Islet (2003) Theatrical Cartoon

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • National Film Board of Canada, Glacialis Productions Inc.
  • Distributed by: National Film Board of Canada
  • Cartoon Characters: Inuit Fisherman, Flying Fish, Whales.
  • Directed By Nicolas Brault.
  • Produced By Michèle Bélanger, Marcel Jean, Jean Lemire, Francine Langdeau.
  • Animated By Nicolas Brault.
  • Awards: Nominee, Genie, Best Animated Short, Mich?e B?anger and Nicolas Brault, 2003, Nominee, First Prize (Short Films), Nicolas Brault, Montr?l World Film Festival, 2003; more Awards More Awards...
  • Music: Guy Pelletier.
  • Editor: José Heppell.
  • Originally Released on January 01, 2003.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • Canada  Canada

Cartoon Summary:

An ode to the Arctic and its inhabitants. Combining figurative abstraction with magic realism, this film depicts a world in which whales fall out of the sky and fish turn into balloons. With bold lines reminiscent of the stark simplicity of Inuit art, this ode to...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Foreign Language Title: "Îlot (French)."

In 2002, director Nicolas Brault joined the crew of SEDNA IV on their Arctic mission, which inspired this film, a celebration of Inuit culture. Brault worked on a computer graphic tablet to create the film while aboard ship.

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