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50 for 50: Volume 1, Tape 3: Animation: Reflections ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB536467
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1987
Running Time:  89m


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The selection of films in Animation: Reflections shows that animation can be thought-provoking and can expand the mind while entertaining. In Neighbours, two good friends fight to the death over a flower they both must possess (8 min. 10 sec.). Based on scientific information, Universe reveals our view of the cosmos before rocket took cameras through our solar system and computers enhances their pictures (28 min. 53 sec.). A game of Scrabble is played out as the world comes to an end in The Big Snit (9 min. 49 sec.). Caroline Leaf's classic, The Street, chronicles a boy's reaction to the death of his grandmother (10 min. 12 sec.). Walking is an animated study of the different way people walk (5 min. 6 sec.). Every Child shows what happens to an adorable child whom nobody seems to want (6 min. 13 sec.). In Why Me, the stages of dying are treated with humour when Nesbit Spoon is told he has only a few minutes to live (9 min. 22 sec.). Beads are used to depict a somber view of the world in Bead Game (5 min. 35 sec.). George and Rosemary: A romantic comedy about two golden agers who prove that passion is not exclusivey for the young (8 min. 48 sec.)

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