The Snowman

United Kingdom, 1982

Film
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A young boy dreams that his snowman comes to life. Together they share the perils and joys of winter. This animated film uses muted pastels coupled with an exquisite orchestral score to make this non-verbal Christmas tale an experience for all seasons. Based on the book by Raymond Briggs.

Credits

producer

John Coates

production company

Snowman Enterprises

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016990

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Great Britain

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Great Britain

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Christmas stories

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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