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Big Giant Wave

Comme une vague (v.o.a.s.-t.f.)

  • Release Date: April 2, 2021 (limited)
  • Genre: Documentary

  • Director: Marie-Julie Dallaire
  • Producer(s): Alex Sliman
  • Writer(s): Andrée Blais, Marie-Julie Dallaire
  • Studio: Les Films Séville
  • Length: 1h 27m
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An ethnographer is interested in the omnipresence of music in the life of the Pygmy tribes. A music therapist for infants realizes that calming rhythms are successful in calming her patients. Singer Patrick Watson associates the reaction of his concert audience with a giant wave surging through the universe. In Sweden, a Venezuelan pianist, who directs an orchestra of young refugees, advocates music as an agent of social integration.

Deep in the woods and on the beaches, an environmentalist sound-taker marvels at the musicality of wild nature. A researcher describes the beneficial effects of music on different areas of the brain. A violinist finds more gratification with people on the metro than with a symphony orchestra. Finally, a popular DJ says that without the beat, music is nothing.


Patrick Watson, Osunlade , Stéphane Tétreault, Tiana Malone, Nathalie Fernando
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