The industrialization of Montreal, as seen from the point of view of a rocking-chair.

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The industrialization of Montreal, as seen from the point of view of a rocking-chair.

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11 June 1988 (Japan)  »

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One of the most exceptional animated shorts I've ever seen in my life!
6 November 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This short, one of the most deserving winners of the Academy Award in its category that I've had the pleasure of seeing, is simply magnificent, Excellent idea, wonderful animation and music, marvelous pacing and transitions, just glorious on all counts! The ending is perfect! Frederic Back made at least three other shorts besides this one and I truly wish I could find any or all of them in-print on VHS. So far as I know, they've never been available in the United States. *SIGH* Well, Crac is in print, at least. Most completely and joyously recommended.


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