Cuckoo, Mr. Edgar!

Cuckoo, Mr. Edgar!

| 13 min

This charming and amusing animated short for young children offers a timely lesson about the joys of fatherly love. Mr. Edgar's life runs like clockwork - which is not surprising since he's a cuckoo in a cuckoo clock. Not only is he very punctual, he is also compulsively neat and tidy. But one stormy evening, his little world is turned upside down. A branch hit by lightning falls to the ground, dislodging a nest, and three eggs plop uninvited into Mr. Edgar's living room. In no time at all, they hatch into a trio of rambunctious baby birds. It's a crash course in fatherhood for our confirmed bachelor. The hungry little birds take up all his time and attention... but eventually worm their way into his affections.

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Credits
  • conception
    Pierre M. Trudeau
  • animation
    Pierre M. Trudeau
  • director
    Pierre M. Trudeau
  • script
    Pierre M. Trudeau
    Pierre-Michel Tremblay
  • picture editing
    José Heppell
  • text
    Denys St-Denis
  • English adaptation
    Clare Johnstone
  • voice
    A.J. Henderson
  • original music
    Louis Gagné
  • arrangements
    Pierre Potvin
    Edgar Bori
  • musician
    Christophe Garenc
    Andrée Bilodeau
    Marc Vallée
    Pierre Pépin
    Louis Gagné
  • sound recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Patrick Viegas
  • sound design
    Claude Langlois
  • foley
    Stéphane Cadotte
    Ariane Picher
    René Lussier
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • post-production coordination
    Andrée Delagrave
  • digital imaging resources
    Normand Gauthier
    Ines Hardtke
    Pierre Plouffe
    Marie-Nicole Tremblay
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • administration
    Maryse Chapdelaine
  • administrative assistant
    Diane Régimbald
    Louisette Goyette
    Diane Martindale
  • marketing officer
    Michèle Bélanger
  • assistant to the producer
    Francine Langdeau
  • associate producer
    Marc Bertrand
  • producer
    Thérèse Descary