Crac

Canada, 1981

Film
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Beautifully animated film which concerns itself with the lifestyle of people who lived in an age that is now past. A rocking chair, lovingly crafted from the trunk of a tall tree, is used as a linking device between generations, to show the cycle of life in a farming community in Quebec, Canada, in the nineteenth century to a museum of modern art in the twentieth century. Awards: Best animated short, Academy Awards 1981. Suitable for middle and upper primary levels.

Credits

producer/director

Frederic Back

production company

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Societe Radio-Canada

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33352

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm life - Canada

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Canada - Social life and customs

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

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → Canada - History

Places → Quebec (Province)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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