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Faire oeuvre utile

It might not be able to change the world, but art can change a life. "Faire Oeuvre Utile" showcases individuals touched by the work of an artist, at a particular moment in their life. Émilie Perreault sets out to meet them and puts them in touch with the creators.

Episodes

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Mariana Mazza et Jean-Francois Pauzé
Mariana Mazza and Jean-Francois Pauzé

As a young woman born in Iraq, Hoda recognised herself in the humour of Mariana Mazza and took comfort from it.
"Même les plus beaux plumages peuvent être une cage": these words from the song "Les Hirondelles", written by Jean-François Pauzé, changed Pascal Adam's life.

Directed by: Frédéric Nassif (Canada, 2018)
Narrated by: Émilie Perreault
Episode
5
Biz et Francois Pérusse
Biz and Francois Pérusse

Father of an autistic child, Maxime often finds life difficult. When he can't take it anymore, he listens to François Pérusse by himself.
The novel "Naufrage" by Biz, relives the tragedy of a father who forgets his child in a car. A story that strikes a chord with Louis-Philippe.

Directed by: Frédéric Nassif (Canada, 2018)
Narrated by: Émilie Perreault