Animals /
National Film Board of Canada.
Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 2003.
1 online resource, 1 streaming video file (74 min.) : digital, stereo, sd., col.
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Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 2003.
credits note
Director/writer, Jason Young ; producer, Kent Martin, Jason Young ; cinematography, Jay Ferguson ; editor, Lawrence Jackman ; sound, Arthur McKay ; music, Allen Cole ; research, Jason Young ; participant, Bill Young, Harrison Kendall, Ann-Marie Meister, Henk Gerrits, Patrick Foote, Dana Power, Paul Thibodeau, Billy Reid, Glen Ells, Barb Young, John Holmes, Jacqueline Melanson, Jamie Foote, Susan Foote, Michele Robar, Harvey Hanna, Joe Atwell, John Hutten, Gordon Benjamin ; sound editor, Alex Salter ; re-recording, Jean Paul Vialard.
general note
Atlantic Centre.
Soon after Jason and Julia Young bought an abandoned farm property, Jason began a year-long experiment that would change his life forever - and that would produce this quiet, powerful, and impressive feature documentary debut. The idea seemed simple. If you're going to eat meat, Jason thought, then you should raise the animals. Get to know them, discover their personalities, treat them with respect - and eventually slaughter them yourself. Lovingly photographed over four seasons - and interspersed with exceptional black-and-white portraits of humans, animals and farm tools, - Animals takes us deep into the heart of the animal-human relationship, with all its contradictions.
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target audience
CHV rating: PG.
Régie du cinéma du Québec rating: U.
technical details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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