The Sweater

Canada, 1980

Film
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An animated version of a short story by Quebec author Roch Carrier, set in the rural Quebec of his childhood. Carrier recalls the passion for playing hockey which he shared with other boys of his community. It was the time of Rocket Richard, the Canadians’ greatest star. A funny, poignant story animated in a style that evokes the period of the late 1940s. Awards: fifteen including Ottawa; Calgary; Yorkton; Toronto; New York; London; Les Menuires. Suitable for middle and upper primary levels.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

David Verrall

Marrin Canell

Derek Lamb

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015641

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - Canada - Toronto - Awards

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - Great Britain - London - Awards

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - United States - New York - Awards

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

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Quebec (Province)

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Hockey

Literature → Canadian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Places → Quebec (Province)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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