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Ils Dansent Avec Leurs Têtes

Thomas Corriveau
Canada | 2021 | 8’27 | v.o. sott. it

The severed head of a choreographer is held captive by an eagle on a desert island. With an extraordinary mastery of drawing and painting, this animated short brings us unexpectedly into the sensitive universe of a creator madly in love with dance.

Director: Thomas Corriveau
Screenplay: Thomas Corriveau
Paintings: Thomas Corriveau
Paintings assistant: Hédy Gobaa & Leila Zelli
Animation: Thomas Corriveau
Editing: Thomas Corriveau
Choreography: Marc Béland
Dancers: Audrée Juteau, Brice Noeser, Marie Mougeolle, Catherine Tardif, Liane Thériault, Antoine Turmine, Eduardo Ruiz Vergara
Dancers Director: Thomas Corriveau & Marie Mougeolle
Music: Guido del Fabbro
Additional music: “Dans ma tête” (In My Head), de Philippe Brach
Sound design: Olivier Calvert
With the support of: Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture, Programme d’aide au cinéma indépendant de l’Office national du film du Canada, Grupmuv, Hexagram-UQAM

Thomas Corriveau
Thomas Corriveau made his first films in the 1980s and pursued a career as a visual artist, working mainly in the fields of drawing, painting and animation. His works are part of various private and public collections and he has exhibited regularly in Canada and abroad. He is a professor at the School of Visual and Media Arts at Université du Québec in Montréal. After a two-decade hiatus, he returned to animation and is now fully involved as an independent director.