Luna, luna, luna

Canada, 1981

Film
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A child sleepwalks into the forest. A black vastness inhabited by night creatures throbs and chirps, croaks and gurgles. As she wades deeper into the shimmering night, the real forest and the imaginary one dissolve into each other. Apparitions and phantoms begin their nocturnal dance. The atmosphere becomes charged and witches come shrieking to life. When the fear of the night reaches its peak, the moon rises and the final lunacy begins. An animated film about a child’s reaction to the mysteries and magic of the night. Film without words. (Awards: Zagreb; Lausanne)

Credits

producer

Francine Desbiens

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:12:30:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32625

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Imagination

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Fantasy & Science Fiction → Fantasy

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Magic

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Fantasy

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Imagination

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Magic

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Witches

Music & Performing Arts → Magic

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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