La dent

By

Guy Delisle

Duration

3 MIN

Language

French

Country

France, Quebec

Year

2017

Don’t count your chickens before seeing a FUNNY ANIMATED FILM about PARENTHOOD
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Synopsis

Every child knows full well that losing a tooth is only the prologue to a magical experience —namely, a night-time visit from the tooth fairy and the gift she leaves behind. So why, in this case, is the tooth fairy a no-show ? These are the sorts of questions a father needs to be able to answer for his son… In this brilliantly simple animated short, Quebec cartoonist Guy Delisle brings to the screen the titular parent of his popular series, Le guide du mauvais père (A User’s Guide to Neglectful Parenting), published by Delcourt. Inspired by a common childhood experience, Delisle uses his trademark wry humour to reflect on the vagaries of parenting. A slice of everyday life, courtesy of the Comic Strip Chronicles.

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Direction

Guy Delisle

Animation

Sébastien D’Abrigeon

Music

Pierre Yves Drapeau

Sound designer

Olivier Calvert

Original Title

La dent

English Title

The Tooth