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Ann Marie Fleming

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12’10 • 2013 • ov english • st french • Canada • fiction • 16/9

This short semi-animated film tells the story of a woman’s spectacular ocean view from her apartment in Vancouver’s West End. How far will she go when leaves start to obscure her panorama, her light and her happiness?
A brilliant blend of stop-motion, projections and models, drawings and altered live-action transports us into a meditation on the tension between urban life and the natural environment.
Like Don Giovanni, will our ambitious protagonist stop at nothing to get her way?

writing and lyrics: Ann Marie Fleming
original music: Gordon Durity, Alessandro Juliani
animation: Kevin Langdale
production designer: Erik Whittaker
editor: Ann Marie Fleming, Jeanne Slater
cinematographer: Brian Johnston
digital imaging specialist: Éloi Champagne, Randall Finnerty
sound design and sound editing: Gordon Durity
recording: Rukkus House
executive producer: Roddy McManus
producer: Michael Fukushima
production, distribution : National Film Board of Canada NFB


- screenings within the framework of La Vidéothèque Nomade
Apéro Vidéo #5