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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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Awesome, Action-Packed and Badass
20 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Could The Chaperone be the most awesome, action-packed, badass short film in the history of time? I'm not gonna say no here. Excellently using a combination of animation, stop-motion, live-action, puppetry and exploding piñatas, The Chaperone tells the "hand drawn true story" of teacher/chaperone Ralph, DJ Stefan and the-kid-at-the-concession-stand Peter as they kick ass and take names after a motorcycle gang invades a Montreal youth dance that they're watching over. The use of an interview with the real life Ralph and Stefan as the voice-over for the short film only makes it that much more fun. Drop everything you're doing and find a way to see this amazing and unique piece.


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