Mixing animated sequences and archival footage, Oscar is a touching portrait of virtuoso pianist Oscar Peterson at the twilight of an exceptional career, as he wistfully meditates on the price of fame and the impacts of the artist’s life on family life. This animated documentary explores the profound solitude of an artist constantly on tour, tells a heartfelt story about a life in jazz.
Animation :Brigitte Archambault and Ehsan Gharib
Screenplay :Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre
Editing :Oana Suteu
Sound designer :Olivier Calvert
Producer :Jocelyne Perrier, Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre and Marc Bertrand
Director :Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre