the cannonball woman
la femme canon

Day after day human cannonball, Madeleine, is shot kilometres from her home and has to return on foot. Each evening she comes back home exhausted, only to find her husband reading the newspaper, waiting for her with the spaghetti ready. But one evening Madeleine doesn't come home.

Directors: Albertine Zullo, David Toutevoix
Script: Germano Zullo
Production: Hélium Films, Parmi les Lucioles, ONF-NFB, RTS Radio Télévision Suisse
Distribution & sales: ONF-NFB, Hélium Films

Technique: Puppet animation, Stop Motion
Length: 12 minutes

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