The Bamboo brush (K)

Canada, 1982

Film
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This is a story about a young Chinese-American boy, living in America, and the conflicts that he encounters as a result of the two very different cultures that he is part of. Through his troubles, the boy becomes very close to his Chinese grandfather and after the grandfather’s death, he realises that he has resolved his conflicts.

Credits

director

Sturla Gunnarsson

co-producer

Janice Platt

Michael Macmillan

Seaton McLean

Language

English

Duration

00:23:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33692

Subject categories

Adaptations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Chinese - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnic groups

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Multiculturalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Pluralism (Social sciences)

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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