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DVD005804

A Chairy Tale

McLaren, Norman; Jutra, Claude; Lambart, Evelyn. Canada. 1957.

Title:
A Chairy Tale
Alternate Title:
Il Etait Une Chaise
Found on compilation title:
Norman McLaren: The Master Edition, 04
Director:
McLaren, Norman; Jutra, Claude; Lambart, Evelyn
Production Co:
National Film Board of Canada
Country:
Canada
Year:
1957
Publisher:
National Film Board of Canada; Image Entertainment, 2006
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   DVD - Region free.   viewing copy.
Short.   10 minutes.   b/w.   sound - Dolby.   fullscreen
Language:
English with optional French subtitles
Genre:
Experimental / Avant Garde; Animation
Notes:
Live action/animated modern fairy tale, about a chair that declines to be sat upon. It focuses on a young man and a kitchen chair. The youth tries to sit and the chair eludes him. The ensuing struggle, first for mastery and then for understanding, forms the action of the film. With music by Ravi Shankar.
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