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A scientist has invented a teleportation device, but when an observer learns the details of how it works, she is left with a moral dilemma and a meditation on the nature of self and morals. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Kim Handysides ... Woman / Narrator / Singer (voice)
Howard Ryshpan ... Scientist (voice)

Directed by
John Weldon 
Writing credits
John Weldon (written by)

Produced by
Douglas Macdonald .... executive producer
David Verrall .... producer
Original Music by
John Weldon  (as John F. Weldon)
Sound Department
Shelley Craig .... sound re-recordist
Louis Hone .... foley recordist
Jean-Pierre Joutel .... sound re-recordist
Jackie Newell .... sound editor (as Jacqueline Newell)
Lise Wedlock .... foley artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Jacques Avoine .... animation camera
Robin L.P. Bain .... animation camera
Pierre Landry .... animation camera
Animation Department
Colette Brière .... additional color rendering
Joan Churchill .... color design and rendering
Janice Stewart .... additional color rendering
John Weldon .... animator
Music Department
Kate McGarrigle .... musician
Other crew
Carrol Smith .... studio administrator
Heidi Blomkvist .... special thanks
Wendy Tilby .... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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10 min


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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Shakespeare would approve, 6 January 2002
Author: martin63 from USA

This mesmerizing little Canadian gem has popped up on the Cartoon Network and is hard to come by elsewhere, but make the effort if you can. John Weldon gives us a modern day fable that's both consistently funny and genuinely disturbing. It concerns an amazing invention that's initially intended as a form of "Beam Me Up Scotty" transportation, but ultimately leads to a revelation that could keep the current human cloning debate going on forever. A truly thought-provoking flicker.

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