Mr. Mergler's Gift

Mr. Mergler's Gift

| 30 min

In this short film from Oscar® winner Beverly Shaffer, 9-year-old prodigy Xin Ben takes lessons from Daniel Mergler, a piano teacher at the end of his career. In this remarkable story about a student and her mentor, Xin Ben and Mergler meet 26 times over the course of one year. During this time, Xin Ben illuminates Mergler's final months as an instructor with her youthful talent, and he, in return, lovingly guides her towards a life in music.

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Mr. Mergler's Gift, Beverly Shaffer, offert par l'Office national du film du Canada

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  • réalisateur
    Beverly Shaffer
  • producteur
    Germaine Ying Gee Wong
  • participant
    Daniel Mergler
    Xin Ben Yu
    Yonghong Yu
    Hongyu Lei
    Alexandre Solopov
    Harold Hoffman
  • montage
    Benjamin Duffield
  • cinématographie
    Andrei Khabad
    Thomas Vamos
  • None
    Alberto Feio
    Stefan Nitoslawski
    Sia Koukoulas
  • enregistrement sonore
    Richard Lavoie
    Jean-Denis Daoust
    Pierre Fleurant
    Marcel Fraser
    Craig Lapp
  • assistance à la caméra
    Martine Leclerc
  • électricien
    Roger Martin
    Michel Comeau
  • assistant de production
    Nick Goso
    Galit Mastai
    Jason Nardella
  • montage sonore
    Don Ayer
  • enregistrement de la musique
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • ré-enregistrement
    Serge Boivin
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • titres
    Louise Overy
    Francine Paquin
  • monteur en ligne
    Sylvain Desbiens
    Denis Gathelier
  • coordonnateur postproduction
    Claude Cardinal
  • technicien montage numérique
    Chaz Oliver
  • administrateur de programme
    Marie Tonto-Donati
    Nickie Merulla
  • agent, marketing
    Moira Keigher
  • producteur exécutif
    Sally Bochner

  • howman

    One's life is one's legacy. Mr.Mergler's had the great fortune that at the end of his life to received this gift and ensure it passage to all of us. I hope that Xin Ben continues her studies and understands that she also gave a gift to Mr. Mergler by just being her self. Was this fiat or was it coincident; it doesn't really matter as it's a beautiful story that we could only hope to enjoy in our life time . Excellent work Beverly, you have touch my heart and that doesn't happen very often. Xin Ben, you make Mr. Mergler proud and i am sure that you playing the piano puts a smile on Daniel and Beethoven faces where ever they may be. You are a gift.

    howman, 21 Jan 2010
  • rodandjudy

    Absolutely beautiful - I teared throughout - Stories like this are so lovely to hear and, I like to believe, are constantly being played out throughout the world. Not big news items but so important as we humans try to demonstrate that we are indeed special.

    rodandjudy, 18 Jan 2010