The Necktie - DVD/Le noeud cravate - DVD
This skilful, finely-detailed animation using puppets and animated drawings
exposes the dehumanizing effects of futile work and the fading of youthful
The Necktie is fifteen years in the life of Valentin, a faithful employee working a useless task in a dead-end job, deceived by a two-dimensional boss. He nonetheless struggles against absurdity with humanity and hope. On his 40th birthday he rediscovers an old accordion hidden in a closet and regains the joy of life.
Filmmaker Jean-François Lévesque takes a critical look at work and charmingly illustrates the power of hope.
A film without words with mixed traditional and digital techniques.
2009, 17 min 53 s
Also available in French
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