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Cast

Credited cast:
Ralph Whims ...
Himself (voice)
Stefan Czernatowicz ...
Himself (voice)
Fraser Munden ...
Young Stefan
Chris McMahon ...
Young Ralph
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Kneebreaker (Blue)
Yue Qi ...
Kneebreaker (Tonfa)
Darius Russell ...
Peter
James Watts ...
Bullying Parent
Bobby Ross ...
The Cap
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sam Abravanel ...
Waiter
Ohannes Bedrossian ...
Doctor
Kwan-Teau Benjamin ...
Factory Henchman
A.J. Bouchard ...
Red Bandana Biker
Adil Boukind ...
Factory Henchman
Ferrer Bruce ...
Factory Henchman
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The Chaperone tells the true, previously untold story of a lone school teacher who fought off an entire motorcycle gang while chaperoning a middle school dance in a church basement in 1970s Montreal, Canada. Told from the first person unscripted perspective of the school teacher and DJ who were there that night, The Chaperone recreates the whole scene using hand drawn animation, miniature sets, puppets, live action Kung Fu and explosions all done in stereoscopic 3D. With over 10,000 hand drawings (many of which were colored in crayon by hand), an original blaxploitation score and featuring a cast of over 200 people, The Chaperone is an unconventional approach to documentary shorts. Written by Anonymous

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Over 11,500 individual images were hand drawn over a two year period in order to create the animation in The Chaperone 3D. See more »

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The Morning After
By Slim Williams
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Creative and funny
5 November 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Didn't know what to expect from this short cut.

What a brilliant piece of work!

Interesting story (unknown to most Montrealers) supported by an excellent narrator and a great upbeat soundtrack.

You want kung fu? Puppets? They've got it all.

No wonder The Chaperone was the runner up in the short cuts category at TIFF!

Very creative and entertaining.

A must-see.

Expect great things from the Thoroughbread Pictures team.


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