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A Chairy Tale

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A man’s relationship with a chair becomes a symbol of exploitation in this extraordinary absurdist fantasy directed by Claude Jutra and Norman McLaren. What if the revolt by this inanimate object led to a more egalitarian order of things?

1957, 09 min 53 s

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Second Prize - Category: Experimental
International Film Festival
December 26 to 30 1958, Rapallo - Italy

Award of Merit - Category: Non-theatrical, Arts and Experimental
Genie Awards
June 21 1958, Toronto - Canada

Special Award for "work lying outside the Feature and Documentary Fields"
BAFTA / British Academy of Film & Television Awards
February 8 1958, London - England

First Prize - Category: Experimental and Avant-garde
Mostra Internatzionale del Cinema
August 12 to 21 1957, Venice - Italy