Tadpole and the Whale (La grenouille et la baleine) 32 years old

The adventures of Elvira, a 12-year-old girl obsessed with the sea who develops the ability to breathe underwater. Elvira and her dolphin friend Elvar meet a friendly whale, among other creatures, while back on land all is not as it should be.


Jean Lemire
Jean Lemire

Le caméraman

Louise Richer
Louise Richer

La mère



Alie Lavoie Gray
Alie Lavoie Gray

La petite fille

Jean Lafontaine
Jean Lafontaine

Le réalisateur

All Cast

Name Character
Marina Orsini She was 21, now 54 years old as Julie
Denis Forest He was 27, 41 years old when he died as Marcel
Jean Lemire He was 26, 278 years old when he died as Le caméraman
Jean Lajeunesse He was 66, 70 years old when he died as Grand-papa Thomas
Fanny Lauzier He was 13, now 46 years old as Daphne
Horg as Alexandre
Lise Thouin She was 37, now 70 years old as Anne
Louise Richer She was 35, now 68 years old as La mère
Thomas Donohue as Le père
Grand-papa Hector as Roland Laroche
Pierre-Olivier Gagnon as Capelan
Jean-Pierre Leduc as Bernard
Jean Lafontaine as Le réalisateur
André Doyle as L'assistant-caméraman
Claude Grisé He was 35, now 68 years old as L'homme d'affaires
Alie Lavoie Gray as La petite fille


Name Department
Jean-Claude Lord as Director. He was 45 (now 77) years old Directing
André Melançon as Writer. He was 46 (74) years old when He died Writing
Lise Thouin as Writer. She was 37 (now 70) years old Writing
Jacques Bobet as Writer. He was 69 (77) years old when He died Writing
Tadpole and the Whale poster
Tadpole and the Whale (32 years)

  • Release day: Friday, June 17, 1988
  • Runtime: 92 minutes