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Title: Harvey 

Screenplay and Director: Janice Nadeau

Animators: Claude Cloutier, Marc Robinet, Pierre-Luc Granjon, Sophie Roze

Editing: Oana Suteu Khintirian

Music: Martin Leon

Sound Design: Olivier Calvert

Voices: Laurent Lemaire (French version), Ryan S. Hill (English version)

Production: Marc Bertrand (National Film Board of Canada (NFB)) and in Coproduction Reginald de Guillebon (Folimage)

Year: 2023

Country: Canada and France 

Length: 9 mins


Told through the eyes of a child with an overflowing imagination, Harvey is a poetic, luminous look at bereavement and coping with the loss of a parent.



Born in 1977, in Canada, Janice Nadeau has illustrated numerous books — including “No Fish Where to Go” (2003) and “Harvey” (2008) — and is a three-time recipient of Canada’s prestigious Governor General’s Literary Award. She also directed the animated films “No Fish Where to Go” (NFB, 2014, with Nicola Lemay) and “Mamie” (NFB/Folimage, 2016), which were shown at more than 50 international festivals. Nadeau trained as a graphic designer and illustrator, and she holds a master’s degree in film studies. She currently teaches at the UQAM School of Design.