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Balablok

Bretislav Pojar

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7’30 • 1972 • ov no dialog • Canada • animation • 4/3

Balablok explores the human phenomenon of resorting to violence over reason. The Cubes live happily amongst themselves until one of them encounters a Ball. War erupts and they fight until they all become the same again – this time in the form of Hexagons.
All is right in the world until one of them stumbles upon a Triangle…

screenplay and animation: Bretislav Pojar
set up: Yvon Mallette
photography: Pierre Provost
sound: Roger Lamoureux
sound mixing: Michel Descombes
music: Maurice Blackburn
recording: Roger Lamoureux
production: René Jodoin
distribution: NFB

- awards:
Grand Prix short film category - Festival de Canne - 1973
Critic prize - International film festival of Sri Lanka - 1973
Best animated film - International short film festival of Argentina - 1974

- watch the film


- screenings within the framework of La Vidéothèque Nomade
La Vidéothèque Nomade @ Fête des Saltimbanques