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Monsieur Pug

Directed by Janet Perlman
Canada, 2014 (animation, 10 minutes, colour, English)
Monsieur Pug
Photo © National Film Board of Canada

Film Description:
"Who is Monsieur Pug? Why, a dog with bad cholesterol and high blood pressure! And a dog who loves his pie and ice cream. Who relaxes by making origami. In other words, definitely not your ordinary pooch! For he's also a paranoiac, convinced he's the target in a vast conspiracy, and pretending to be a pet, the better to hide from his pursuers. Schizoid, perhaps? Hmm... but is Monsieur Pug even a real dog to begin with? A delirious fable about a particular brand of modern madness -- that brought on by the omnipresence of smartphones in our lives [...]"
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Larry Tremblay, Janet Perlman
Produced by: Marc Bertrand, Francine Langdeau, Jocelyne Perrier, René Chénier, Julie Roy
Animation: Janet Perlman
Music: Judith Gruber-Stitzer
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
(sources)

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