Carface (Autos Portraits)

Carface (Autos Portraits)

In this short animated film, a Chevrolet Bel Air 1957 offers an ironic take on the iconic American ballad "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)". The Chevy's bumper transforms into a pair of seductive lips, from which emerge the song's reassuring lyrics, while a choir of cars performs a breathtaking dance number in the background.A biting satire of our Big Oil-based civilization, Carface is a musical comedy of spectacular proportions, in which acclaimed animator and illustrator Claude Cloutier (The Trenches, Sleeping Betty) pokes at our contemporary insouciance about the environmental perils that threaten the planet.

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Main credits

Cloutier, Claude (film director)
Cloutier, Claude (screenwriter)
Cloutier, Claude (animator)
Roy, Julie (film producer)

Other credits

Montage, image, Michel Pelland, Guillaume Fortin; composition de l'adaptation, Jean-Phi Goncalves; musique, Jay Livingston & Ray Evans.


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Distributor subjects

Environnement et Conservation - Allégories et Réflexions sur l'environnement
Industrie et Commerce - Pétrole et Gaz
Animation

Keywords

Automobiles; Chorégraphie; Comédies musicales; Conscience planétaire; Films d'animation; Traitement satirique; "Carface (Autos Portraits)"; National Film Board of Canada