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L'enfant de la haute mer
Child on the Open Sea

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A sailor is dreaming of his young daughter who disappeared while he was away when she was 12. He thinks of her so intensely that his ship crosses the floating town, born in his imagination, that the "child on the open sea" brings to life.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: L'enfant de la haute mer

    Directed by: Patrick DENIAU

    Country: France

    Year of production: 1984

    Running time: 12 min 30 s

  • Technique

    Category:

    Techniques used: drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Patrick DENIAU

    Production: AAA PRODUCTION - ANIMATION ART GRAPHIQUE AUDIOVISUEL

    Based on: “L'enfant de la haute mer”, Jules Supervielle

    Layout: Jean Gillet

    Animation: Patrick Deniau, Jean Gillet

    Camera: Olivier Esmein

    Music: Christian Maire

    Editing: Sophie Tatischeff