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Mabel's Saga

Directed by JoDee Samuelson
Canada, 2004 (animation, 14 minutes, colour)
Also known as "Le voyage de Mabelle"
Mabel's Saga
Photo © National Film Board of Canada
Video (National Film Board of Canada)

Film Description:
"Mabel is juggling the demands of work, teenagers and an elderly mother. Now, she is confronted with a new challenge: hot flashes and chin hairs! Before you can say 'estrogen,' purple-haired Mabel finds herself the unassuming heroine of her own adventure... the adventure of aging. Mabel's Saga is a touching, funny film that celebrates menopause as a natural transition. The film blends colourful computer animation with a lush musical landscape, offering a reassuring look at one of the most important passages in a woman's life--and showing that aging brings its own rewards. A film without words."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Produced by: JoDee Samuelson, Kent Martin
Animation: JoDee Samuelson
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada, Canoe Cove Productions
(sources)

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