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J'aime les filles

Directed by Diane Obomsawin
Canada, 2016 (animation, 8 minutes, colour, French)
Also known as "I Like Girls"
J'aime les filles
Photo © National Film Board of Canada
Video (National Film Board of Canada)
Video (National Film Board of Canada) [French]

Film Description:
"First love is an intoxicating experience, but with it can come excruciating awkwardness, unrequited emotions, and confusing issues of identity. In her trademark playful style, Quebec cartoonist and animator Diane Obomsawin, a.k.a. Obom, adapts her latest graphic novel for the screen, using endearing anthropomorphic figures to tell poignant real-life stories of love. Charlotte, Mathilde, Marie, and Diane reveal the nitty-gritty about their first loves, sharing funny and intimate tales of one-sided infatuation, mutual attraction, erotic moments, and fumbling attempts at sexual expression. For them, sexual awakening comes hand-in-hand with discovering their desire for other women—and a joyful new self-awareness. [...]"
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Diane Obomsawin
Based on: J'aime les filles, a graphic novel by Diane Obomsawin
Produced by: Marc Bertrand, Julie Roy
Principal Cast: Marie-Ève Carrière, Marie-Gabrielle Ménard, Marie-Hélène Montpetit
Cinematography: Éric Barbeau
Animation: Diane Obomsawin, Janet Perlman
Film Editing: Augustin Rioux
Music: Judith Gruber-Stitzer
Production Company: Office national du film du Canada / National Film Board of Canada

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