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A Dog's Tale: A Mexican Parable ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB528580
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Marrin Canell, Andy Thomson
Directors:  Caroline Leaf
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Animation, Literature
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1986
Running Time:  4m 03s

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This parable is told by a street-wise dog who frequents a Mexican marketplace, observing life from the underside. He tells the story of the rise to success of a man who sells tomatoes in the market. The tale illustrates the importance of ingenuity and motivation to success. Discussion themes include tolerance and respect, the value of schooling, the individual and authority, peer pressure, and values.

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